Nicknames of 10 Famous Freedom Fighters

The independence of India was a result of concerted efforts by thousands of individuals and organizations. These freedom activists came from different backgrounds and philosophies, but they
had a common aim – freedom! Because of their bravery and actions, they were better known by their nicknames.
1. Sarojini Naidu was called The Nightingale of India

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Recognized as the Nightingale of India, writer and social dissident Sarojini Naidu influenced critical commitments amid the autonomy to the battle of India.
Sarojini Naidu was the principal lady to be chosen as the legislative leader of an Indian state and the Indian National Congress. She traversed distinctive states conveying addresses on social welfare and her verse turned into the medium of conveying the message of autonomy.
2. Mahatma Gandhi was called Father of The Nation, Mahatma and Bapu

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Revered the world over for his non-violent philosophy as a passive Iron man, Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi was known to his many followers as Mahatma, or “the great-souled one.”
3. Vallabhai Patel was called Strongman, Iron man and Sardar

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The first Home Minister of Independent India, Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel was a lawyer and a political activist. With his continuous efforts towards the amalgamation of the country, Sardar Patel was known as the Iron Man of India.
4. Jatindra Mohan Sengupta was known as known as Deshpriya

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Jatindra Mohan Sengupta was one of the active rebels who fought for India’s freedom. In Calcutta, Jatindra Mohan Sengupta leads the Congress Municipal Association. People of Bengal used to call him Deshpriya Jatindra Mohan Sengupta for his altruistic contribution towards the well-being of his people and his country.
5. Bhagat Singh was known as Shaheed-e-Azam

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Revolutionary freedom fighter Bhagat Singh, along with comrades Rajguru and Sukhdev, was hanged on March 23, 1931. He was only 23 years old. His death inspired hundreds to take up the cause of
the freedom.
6. C.F Andrews was called Deenbandhu

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Born in England, Charles Fryer Andrews most of his life was for India and the Indians, and in the course of this, he earned for him the nicknames of ‘deenabandhu’ and ‘the wandering Christian’ for the type of life he lived, a life devoted for the helpless and the hopeless.
7. Lala Rajpat Rai, Bal Gangadhar Tilak, Bipin Pal were known as Lal, Bal, Pal.

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They were a triumvirate of assertive nationalists in British-ruled India in the early 20th century, from 1905 to 1918. They advocated the Swadeshi movement involving the boycott of all imported items and the use of Indian-made goods in 1907 during the anti-Partition agitation in Bengal which began in 1905.
8. Jawaharlal Nehru was called Chacha

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Nehru is widely known as the designer of a sovereign, socialist, secular, and democratic republic, India was also called as Pandit Nehru Kashmiri Pandit roots and as ‘Chacha Nehru’ by the younger citizens of the nation for his boundless love for them.
9. Ramachandra Pandurang Tope was called Tatya Tope

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He was an Indian leader in the Indian Rebellion of 1857 and one of its notable generals. He is better known by his nickname Tatya Tope, which is also transliterated as Tantya Tope or Tantia.
10. Puroshottam Das Tondon was known as Rajarshree

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Purushottam Das Tandon, was a freedom fighter from Uttar Pradesh in India. He is widely remembered for his efforts in achieving the Official Language of India status for Hindi. He was
customarily given the title Rajarshee.
These were men and women who left everything, and sacrificed their lives for one common goal – freedom of India from foreign rule! These freedom fighters, activists, and revolutionaries came from different backgrounds and philosophies to fight one common enemy – the foreign imperialists!

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