A person who takes part in a resistance movement against an oppressive political or social establishment called as Freedom Fighter. Here we are going to create a list about Marathi Freedom Fighters who belongs from Maharashtra.
A list has given below about those people who sacrificed many things for their society. These all following facts and figures are also known as Marathi social reformers. In the further article you can check all kind information about them. This list also contains many such names that you may have heard about.
Great Freedom Fighters from Maharashtra List
1. Vinoba Bhave
Vinoba Bhave also known as Vinayak Narahari “Vinoba” Bhave who was born on 11 September 1895 at place Pen which is town in Maharashtra. He was a great freedom fighter who known for Bhoodan Movement, considered as a National Sanskrit Teacher for that people called him Acharya. Basically, he was a Brahman and best know for the Bharat Ratna Award which was given them in 1983. Vinoba Bhave also received International Ramon Award in 1958.
Vinoba Bhave: Indian Advocate
2. Dhondo Keshav Karve
Dhondo Keshav Karve commonly known as Maharishi Karve who worked for women empowerment. He was a great social reformer from Maharashtra in field of Women’s welfare. He is best known for Bharat Ratna award in 1958 and also received highest civilian award by Indian Government. Basically, he was an educator born ono 18 April 1858 in Sheravali, Dapoli, Maharashtra and Died on 9 Nov 1962 Pune, India. He has lived 104 years.
Dhondo Keshav Karve: Indian Educator
3. Vinayak Damodar Savarkar
Vinayak Damodar Savarkar was great Marathi Freedom Fighter who is also known as politician (Hindu Mahasabha), lawyer, poet, writer and playwright. He was LAW graduate, popularly known for Hindutva, Hindu nationalism, advocated the conversion of Hindu and Muslim. He was born on 28 May 1883 Bhagur, Nasik, Maharashtra and died on 26 February 1966 cause of Fast Unto. In 1902, he got married with Yamunabai.
Vinayak Damodar Savarkar: Indian Politician
4. Jyotirao Govindrao Phule
Jyotirao Govindrao Phule commonly known as Indian Social Activist who was born on 11 April 1827 in Bhiwani, Haryana while thereafter he changed his residence in Maharashtra, Pune. Apart from this, he was also famed as writer, anti-caste social reformer and thinker. He got married with Savitribai Phule and died on 28 November 1890 in Pune.
Jyotirao Govindrao Phule: Indian Activist
5. Bal Gangadhar Tilak
Bal Gangadhar Tilak was a great Marathi freedom fighter, basically known as Indian Teacher. He was born on 23 July 1856 at Ratnagiri, Maharashtra. As well as, he is also known as teacher, Indian nationalist, social reformer, lawyer and an independence activist. Bal Gangadhar Tilak gained popularity when he was made first leader of the Indian Independence Movement. also known as first leader of the Indian
Bal Gangadhar Tilak: Indian Teacher
6. Kisan Baburao Hazare
Kisan Baburao Hazare is known as an Indian Social Actiist who popularly known as Anna Hazare. People know him for many movements like Indian anti-corruption movement in 2012, Indian anti-corruption movement in 2011, Watershed development programmes and many other peace movements. He was born on 15 June 1937 at Bhingar, Bombay Province, Maharashtra. Kisan Baburao Hazare reputed with Padma Shri in 1990 and Padma Bhushan in 1992.
Kisan Baburao Hazare: Indian Social Activist
7. Nanaji Deshmukh
Nanaji Deshmukh full name is Chandikadas Amritrao Deshmukh known as social activist from India. He worked to people welfare in fields of education, health and rural self-reliance. In terms of personal information, Nanaji Deshmukh was born on 11 October 1916 at kadoli, District Hingoli, Maharashtra and died on 27 February 2010. He has honoured with the Padma Vibhushan by Indian Government.
Nanaji Deshmukh: Indian Political Leader
8. B.R. Ambedkar
B.R. Ambedkar was an Indian Jurist who is also known as economist, politician and social reformer. He is one of the great activist who wrote constitution of India. In terms of personal information, he was born on 14 April 1891 at Mhow which known as Central Provinces in Maharashtra. He best known for Movement against the Untouchability happening in society. Indian government reputed him with Bharat Ratna award in 1990.
B.R. Ambedkar: Indian Jurist
9. Baba Amte
Baba Amte full name is Murlidhar Devidas Amte who was an Indian social worker and social activist worked in field rehabilitation and empowerment for poor people who suffering from leprosy. In terms of personal details, he was born on 26 December 1914 at Hinganghat, Wardha, Maharashtra and died on 9 February 2008 in Anandwan. He received many awards like Padma Shri in 1971, Padma Vibhushan in 1986 and many more.
Baba Amte: Indian Social Worker