30 Most Famous Indian Political Leaders of All Time
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In India, almost 200 political parties were formed after getting Independence in 1947. There are many famous political leaders that are well known for their great works. Their achievements for the welfare of India make them famous. Here is the context we deliver you a list of 30 Most Famous Indian Political Leaders of all time.
1. Jawaharlal Nehru
He was born on 14 November 1889 at Allahabad. He was the first Prime minister of India. He is well known for his deduction and hard work for freedom of India. Jawaharlal Nehru was a part of Indian National Congress party. His father’s name is Moti Lal Nehru and mother Swaruprani Thussu.
2. Dr. B.R. Ambedkar
He was one of the strong personalities of India. Dr. Ambedkar was born on 14 April 1891. He is also a freedom fighter. His father’s name is Ramji Maloji Sakpa and mother Bhimabai. He was from Buddhism religion. He is known as the father of Indian constitution. His full name is Bhim Rao Ambedkar, and he died on 6 Dec 1956.
3. Subhas Chandra Bose
This freedom fighter was born on 23 January 1897 at Cuttack. He is a member of Indian National Congress. He is from a Hindu background. His father’s name is Janaki Nath Bose and mother Prabhavati Devi. He is known as Netaji. He had studied from Raven Shaw College, University of Calcutta, Scottish Church College Calcutta and the Fitzwilliam College Cambridge. This freedom fighter died in a plane crash on 18 Aug 1945.
4. K. Kamaraj
He was born on 15 July 1903. He was the former Chief Minister of TamilNadu, India. He died on 2 Oct 1975 in the age of 72 years. He had also done a lot of works for India’s goodwill.
5. L.K. Advani
He was born on 8 Nov 1927 in Karachi. His complete name is Lal Krishan Advani. He is now 90 years old. He is another most famous Indian political leaders. His father’s name is Kishanchand Advani and mother Gyani Devi. He belongs to Hindu religion.
He was born on 17 January 1917 and was a politician as well as an actor by profession. His father’s name is Melakkath Gopala Menon and Mother’s name is Maruthur Satyabhama. He died on 24 Dec 1987 in Madras.
7. Atal Bihari Vajpayee
He was a very respected and multitalented personality. He was a well-known politician, freedom fighter and poet in India. He was born on 25 Dec 1924 at Gwalior. His father’s name is Krishna Bihari Vajpayee, a school teacher and poet and mother’s name is Krishna Devi. He had served as Prime minister of India in three non-consecutive terms. He died on 16 August 2018 in New Delhi at the age 94 years. One of the best and most famous Indian political leaders.
8. Rajiv Gandhi
He was one of the most popular politicians of India. He was born on 20 Aug 1944 in Mumbai. He is from a political background family. His father’s name is Feroze Gandhi and mother’s name is Indra Gandhi former Prime minister of India. He joined as Prime minister of India after his mother’s assassination on 31 Oct 1984. He died on 21 May 1991 in a suicide bomb attack at the age of 46 years. He had fame for introducing telecommunication techs in India.
9. Indra Gandhi
She was a well-known politician of India, and also called the Iron Lady of India. She was born on 19 Nov 1917 in Allahabad in a political background family. Her father was the first Prime minister of Independent India. Her father’s name was Jawahar Lal Nehru and mother’s name was Kamla Nehru. She died because of her Blue Star Operation on Golden Temple a well- known holy place of Sikh’s in June 1984.
10. Lala Lajpat Rai
He was one of the greatest freedom fighters and leaders of India. He is also called with names Punjab Kesari or Lion of Punjab. He was born on 28 Jan 1865 in Dhudike in Punjab state, India. His father’s name was Munshi Radha Krishna Azad and mother’s name was Gulab Devi. He was a part of Indian National Congress. He was extremely inspired by Dayanand Sarasvati so he established Dayananda Anglo Vedic (D.A.V) institutions. He died on 17 Nov 1928 during his protest against the Simon Commission.
11. Bal Gangadhar Tilak
He was born on 23rd July 1856 in Ratnagiri now named Maharashtra. He was a teacher by profession and extremist in the political field. His father’s name is Gangadhar Shastri and mother Parvati Bai Gangadhar. He was the co-founder of The Deccan Education Society, Maratha, Kesari, and the All India Home Rule League. He was born in a Brahmin family. He was inspired by his father who was also a teacher. He had completed his study from Deccan college of Pune in 1877. Then he started his career as a Math teacher. He played an important rule in bringing many changes during the British rule. He died on 1 Aug 1920 in Mumbai. He was known as a great fighter.
12. P.V. Narasimha Rao
He was the 10th Prime minister of India. He was born on 28 June 1921. His complete name is Pamulaparti Venkata Narasimha Rao. He is known as the “Father of Indian Economic Reforms”. He dismounted the Licence Raj that created a path towards the freedom. He died on 23 Dec 2004.
13. Lal Bahadur Shastri
He was the founder of Slogan “Jai Jawan Jai Kisan”. He was born on 2 Oct 1904 in Ramnagar Varanasi. He was the former Prime minister of India.
He was famous for his achievements for the Indian farmer’s goodwill and being a part of the victory in India Pakistan war in 1965. He died on 11 January 1966.
14. Dr. Rajendra Parshad
He was the first President of India after the freedom. He had a role of the architect in building a Republic India. He is the only person that was selected for the post of President two times. He was born on 3 Dec 1884 in Bihar. He father’s name was Mahadev Sahay and mother Kamleshwari Devi. He was an Active member of Indian Freedom Movement. He died on 28 Feb 1963.
15. APJ Abdul Kalam
He was known as “Grandpa” and was the famous proactive President of India. He is called the “people’s President or The Missile Man of India”. He was the developer of Ballistic missile program of India. He was well known for his movement “What Can I Give” in 2011. This was a great step for reducing the corruption in India. His Full name was Avul Pakir Jainulabudeen Abdul Kalam. This great personality was born on 15 Oct 1931 in Madras. His father’s name was Jainulabudeen and mother’s name was Ashiamma. He died on 27 July 2015 Shillong, Meghalaya, and India.
16. Dadabhai Naoroji
He was one of the earliest leaders of India that involves in politics. He was also well known as the first educationist that clear the knowledge of concepts related to Zoroastrianism.
17. Jyoti Basu
He was record holder Chief Minister of India. He remains on this post from 1977 till 2000 in West Bengal. He designed the plan of land reform and introduced the Panchayat Raj.
18. Shashi Tharoor
He is considered as one of the handsome leaders of India. He is also a diplomat and writer. He never afraid while speaking out his own views about the issues running in India. He is the favorite politician among the youth and the most tech-savvy person who has a direct connection with his public via Twitter.
19. E.M. Sankaran Namoodiripad
He was the first chief minister of Kerala and was the first communist political leader who was elected democratically. He is well known for his advancements in the field of land and education. He had set a model with his works that were later followed by other states. He was also a well-known writer and journalist.
20. N.T. Rama Rao
His nickname is NTR. He was a chief minister of Andhra Pradesh. He was also an actor by profession. He was a member of Telugu Desam Party. He had fight for women right. He had participated in the national front that guided the country form the year 1989 till 1991.
21. Sonia Gandhi
She is the president of Indian National Congress Party from the last 15 years. She has involvement in the development of bills such as the National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme. Her latest step for the poor people’s goodwill is the cash transfer scheme.
22. Manmohan Singh
He is the personality of India that put his best effort to lift India out of the economic disasters. India gets $1 trillion economic milestones during the rule of Manmohan Singh. It is considered the strongest growth of India.
23. Dr. Zakir Husain
He was the first Muslim President of India. He was the Founder of the Jamia Millia Islamia University of India. Salman Khurshid the current foreign minister is Dr. Husain’s grandson.
24. Sunil Dutt
He was the most recognized sports minister of India and a well-known film star. He was the promoter of the communal harmony of Mumbai. The Nargis Dutt foundation for cancer treatment is also introduced by Sunil Dutt. He was considered as the first actor that steps into politics and polish India according to its own point of view.
25. Narendra Modi
He is the current Prime minister of India. He is famous because of his steps taken for removing the black money and changing the Indian notes with new currency notes.
26. Nitish Kumar
He is considered as the one of the cleanest politician or minister of Bihar. He is also called as efficient taskmaster of Bihar. The state becomes stronger under his rule and it reduces the corruption. He adopted over 1 Lac teachers for improving the education levels in Bihar. He also takes steps for crime removal in his state.
27. Morarji Desai
He was a freedom fighter and popular politician of India. He was born on 29 Feb 1896 in Bombay (Mumbai). His efforts for initiating peace between India and Pakistan were extraordinary. He was the only Indian who was awarded the Nishan-E-Pakistan. He was a member of Indian National Congress Party. In 1977 he joined Janata Party and become the first non-congress Prime minister of India. He died 10 April 1995 at the age of 99 years.
28. Ram Nath Kovind
Ram Nath Kovind was the 14th president of India. He was born on 1 Oct 1945. His father name is Maiku Lal and mother name is Kalavati. He had started his career as an advocate in 1971. Because of his legal career, he got a chance to get with many political leaders.
He joined the Bharti Janata Party in 1991 and selected as the MP of Rajya Sabha. He worked for 12 years on this post. Then he was selected as the president of India 19 June 2017 because of his nomination in India is topmost positions. He is well known for his protests and works that he did for changing some brutal political orders.
29. Arvind Kejriwal
He was born on 16 Aug 1968. He is the leader of Aam Aadmi Party. His father name is Govind Ram Kejriwal is mother name is Geeta Devi. He is well known as an Anti-Corruption Activist and a politician. He is the winner of Ramon Magsaysay award as an emergent leader and because of his involvement in the Parvartan moment in India. He is also a part of Anna Hazare’s protest against the corruption and this is the reason for introducing his AAP Party. He is now on the post of chief minister in Delhi.
30. Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel
This great personality was born on 31 Oct 1875. He was well-known as Patron Saint, Sardar, Bismarck of India and the iron man of India. He is the member of Indian National Congress. His father name is Jhaverbhai Patel and mother Laad Bai Patel. He belongs to Hindu religion. He died on 15 Dec 1950 at Mumbai. He is the father of Republic of India and freedom fighter. He was a social provider that helps the people in the plague. He also involved in moments for stopping the tax payments. He was elected as the president of Gujarat Pradesh Congress Committee in 1920.
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30 Most Famous Indian Political Leaders of All Time