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Forgotten 5 Female Freedom Fighters who deserve a biopic: Independence Day Special

Forgotten 5 Female Freedom Fighters who deserve a biopic Independence Day Special

As India celebrates another year of freedom, it’s time to shine a light on these unsung heroines, whose valor provided the bedrock for the nation’s freedom.

Prafullanalini Bramha: The Revolutionary from Comilla

  • Prafulyanalini Bramha: Courageous Freedom Fighter
  • Born in 1914 in Comilla, now in Bangladesh
  • Began her journey in the freedom struggle at Faizunnisa Girls’ School
  • Formed all-girl groups, merged them with Calcutta’s Chhatri Samgha
  • Trained these groups in combat, including fighters like Shanti Ghosh and Suniti Hazra
  • Involved in significant actions, including the assassination of Magistrate Stevens
  • Spirit and dedication to the cause were unwavering
  • Passed away at the age of 24 due to a medical ailment
  • Leaves behind a legacy of courage and determination
Female Freedom Fighters
Prafullanalini Bramha

Matangini Hazra: The Indomitable Gandhi Buri

  • Matangini Hazra: Gandhi Buri – Symbol of Resistance
  • Known for her unwavering spirit
  • Led a procession of 6,000 during Quit India Movement
  • Showed remarkable resilience
  • Shot three times, continued marching
  • Held the national flag and chanted ‘Vande Mataram’
  • Remembered and honored with a statue in Kolkata
  • Represents her sacrifice and inspiration for generations
Female Freedom Fighters
Matangini Hazra

Kanaklata Barua: Assam’s Young Martyr

  • Kanaklata Barua: Brave Freedom Fighter
  • Part of Quit India Movement, 1942
  • 17-year-old from Barangabari, Assam
  • Marched with fellow freedom fighters to Gohpur Police station
  • Aimed to unfurl the Indian flag
  • Tragically faced police bullets
  • Died holding the tricolor in her grasp
  • Sacrifice remembered as a symbol of bravery
Kanaklata Barua: Brave Freedom Fighter

Part of Quit India Movement, 1942

17-year-old from Barangabari, Assam
Kanaklata Barua

Bhikaiji Cama: The Mother of the Indian Revolution

  • From the affluent streets of Bombay (now Mumbai) emerged Bhikaiji Cama, an embodiment of passion for India’s freedom.
  • In the foreign land of London, she met the likes of Dadabhai Naoroji and became a fervent advocate for Swaraj.
  • Madam Cama’s historic act of unfurling the Indian flag in Stuttgart, Germany, in 1907, was not just an act of resistance but a clarion call for India’s rightful place in the world.
Bhikaiji Cama
Bhikaiji Cama

Captain Lakshmi Sahgal: INA’s Resilient Leader

  • Lakshmi Sahgal: ‘Captain Lakshmi’
  • Integral part of India’s struggle
  • Aligned with Subhash Chandra Bose’s INA
  • Led all-women Rani of Jhansi Regiment
  • Imprisoned in dense jungles of Burma
  • Unbroken spirit throughout her journey
  • Dual role: Freedom fighter and medical practitioner
  • Continued service to the nation till her demise in 2012
Captain Lakshmi Sahgal
Captain Lakshmi Sahgal

The Unsung Female Heroes

In the mosaic of India’s freedom saga, these women shine brightly, their tales weaving an integral pattern of sacrifice, courage, and unyielding resolve. As the nation celebrates Independence, let’s remember these women and countless others like them – the true architects of India’s freedom.

Female Freedom Fighters,Female Freedom Fighters

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