By S. Lal
The booklet is an inspiring story of fifty favorite Indians who made amazing contribution in numerous fields. Their force, choice and resourcefulness act like beacons of sunshine directing youth worldwide to accomplish the unusual. well-known individuals like Surendranath Bannerjee, Mahatma Gandhi, Homi J. Bhabha, J.N. Tata, Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, Indira Gandhi, Amartya Sen and P.T. Usha are yet a number of names one of the lengthy record that the e-book talks approximately. should you think that instance is better than mere phrases this ebook is bound to excite you.
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When Banerjee passed the ICS examination in 1869, attempts were made to remove his name from the list of those who had qualified. He was later dismissed from service in 1874, on trivial grounds. In 1876, he founded the Indian Association as the centre for an all-India movement. By the end of 1883, he founded the Indian National Conference, which held its first session at Calcutta. Now the need was felt for some national organization and accordingly, the Indian National Congress was born in December 1885, in Bombay under the presidency of W C.
She was a regular contributor to the journal, which frequently criticised the moderates in the Congress. Having become so closely associated with the Home Rule Society, it was natural for her to feel disillusioned by the stand taken by Dadabhai and others towards the British. Vinayak Damodar (Veer) Savarkar came to London as a recipient of the Shivaji Fellowship, instituted by Sardar Singh Rana. Tilak played an important role in persuading Savarkar to apply for the scholarship. Savarkar left India in June 1906.
B. R. Ambedkar PART VII WARRIORS 33 Sam Manekshaw 34 Admiral S. M. Nanda PART VIII FILM PERSONALITIES 35 V. T. Usha PART X POET AND PHILOSOPHER 45 Rabindranath Tagore 46 Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan PART XI EXCEPTIONALLY EXCLUSIVE ICONS 47 Annie Besant 48 Swami Vivekananda 49 Amartya Sen 50 Julio Francis Ribeiro PREFACE In selecting the fifty magnificent Indians, every effort has been made to maintain the secular character of India. The featured personalities represent almost all the major religions and regions of the nation.