FAMOUS PERSONALITIES

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By: sankychakraborty (18 month(s) ago)

Famous yes... but not great... Especially Nehru..

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FAMOUS PERSONALITIES:

FAMOUS PERSONALITIES OF INDIA

1.MAHATMA GANDHI:

MAHATMA GANDHI IS KNOWN AS’THE FATHER OF THE NATION’BECAUSE IT IS TO HIM THAT WE REALLY OWE OUR INDEPENDENCE.HE GAVE HIS WHOLE LIFE TO HIS COUNTRY AND MEN.IT WAS IN A GREAT WAY BECAUSE OF HIM THAT INDIA GOT ITS INDEPENDENCE FROM THE CLUTCHES OF BRITISHERS ON 15 th AUGUST ,1947.HE WAS SHOT DIED ON JANUARY 30 th 1948 BY A FANATIC AND THE ENTIRE NATION PLUNGED INTO GRIEF.GANDHIJI WAS INDEED A GREAT LEADER,WHO CHANGED THE COURSE OF INDIA’S HISTORY. 1.MAHATMA GANDHI

2.PANDIT JAWAHAR LAL NEHRU:

PANDIT JAWAHARLAL NEHRU WAS ONE OF THE GREAST LEADERS OF THE WORLD.HE WAS THE FIRST PRIME MINISTER OF FREE INDIA.HE WAS A GREAT POLITICIAN AND STATESMAN UNDER WHOSE GUIDANCE INDIA PROGRESSED BY LEAPS AND BOUNDS.HE WAS ALSO KNOWN AS CHACHA NEHRU BY CHILDREN ,AS HE WAS VERY FOND OF THEM.ON MAY 17,1964 HE DIED OF HEART ATTACK.ALTHOUGH HE HAS DIED ,HIS MEMORY IS STILL ALIVE IN THE HEARTS OF INDIAN PEOPLE.` 2.PANDIT JAWAHAR LAL NEHRU

3.LAL BAHADUR SHASTRI:

LAL BAHADUR SHASTRI WAS THE SECOND PRIME MINISTER OF INDIA AFTER THE DEATH OF PT. JAWAHAR LAL NEHRU.IT WAS HE WHO GAVE THE POPULAR SLOGAN”JAI JAWAN,JAI KISAN.”ON 11 th JANUARY,1966 AFTER SIGNING THE TASHKENT AGREEMENT WITH PAKISTAN THAT HE DIED OF HEART ATTACK. HE WAS ONE OF THE GREATEST LEADERS OF INDIA AND THOUGH HE IS NO LONGER WITH US,HIS IDEALS AND HIS MEMORIES ARE STILL ALIVE IN THE HEARTS OF THE MASSES. 3.LAL BAHADUR SHASTRI

4.INDIRA GANDHI:

INDIRA GANDHI WAS BORN ON NOVEMBER 19,1917 AT ANAND BHAWAN IN ALLAHABAD.SHE BECAME THE FIRST WOMAN PRIMR MINISTER OF INDIA IN 1966 AND WAS RE-ELLECTED LATER IN 1971 AND 1980.SHE PROVED TO BE STRONG PRIME MINISTER AS THE CONGRESS PRESIDENT WHENEVER THERE WAS ANY TROUBLE INSIDE THE PARTY SHE OVERCAME IT WITH IRON HAND.SHE WORKED FOR THE BETTERMENT OF INDIA AND ITS PEOPLE.INDIRA GANDHI WAS ASSASSINATED BY HER OWN SECURITY GAURDS ON OCTOBER 31 ST ,1984. 4.INDIRA GANDHI

5.SHIVAJI-AN INDIAN HERO:

ONE OF THE MOST WORTHY AND REMARKEBL PERSONALITIES OF INDIAN HISTORY IS SHIVAJI. HE WAS A GREAT MARATHA RULER WHO FAUGHT BRAVELY AGAINST MUGHALS.FROM HIS CHILDHOOD DAYS SHIVAJI WAS FEARLESS, BRAVE,INTELLIGENT,SHREWD AND A VERY PATRIOTIC.DURING BATTLES SHIVAJI DID NOT CAPTURE WOMEN,CHILDREN OR OLD PEOPLE AND THUS HE OBSERVED THE CANNONS OF MORALITY IN HIS BEHAVIOUR.HE WAS A TRUE HERO OF THIS LAND DURING HIS TIMES AND REMAIN EVEN AFTER HIS DEATH. 5.SHIVAJI-AN INDIAN HERO

6.MOTHER TERESA:

MOTHER TERESA CAME TO INDIA ON DECEMBER 1,1928 TO BEGIN A LIFE OF NUN AT A VERY YOUNG AND TENDER AGE.EARLY IN HER LIFE MOTHER HAD VOWED TO SERVE THE HUMANITY. MOTHER FOUNDED THE’SOCIETY OF THE MISSIONARIES OF CHARITY’ IN KOLKATA FOR HELPING HOPELESS,HELPLESS,POOR,UNWANTED AND DYING PEOPLE.MOTHERE TERESA WAS THE FIRST INDIAN WOMAN TO BE HONOURED WITH THE NOBLE PRIZE FOR PEACE IN THE YEAR 1979. MOTHER TERESA,DIED OF HEART ATTACK ON SEPTEMBER 5,1997 IN KOLKATA.HER SECRED MEMORY,KINDNESS AND COMPASSION ARE THE CHERISHED GEMS WHICH THE HUMANITY WILL ALWAYS TREASURE. 6.MOTHER TERESA

7. KALPANA CHAWALA:

KALPANA CHAWALA WAS BORN IN 1962 AT KARNAL,A SMALL SLEEP Y TOWN IN HARYANA IN INDIA.SHE WAS INCREDIBLY TALENTED AND EVENTUALLY SHE GOT A CALL FROM NASA TO JOIN ITS SPACE PROGRAMME.SHE HAD BEEN SELECTED OUT OF 2,982 APPLICANTS.CHAWALA FIRST WENT INTO SPACE IN 1997.SHE DIED ON FEB,1,2003,ALONG WITH SIX OTHER GUAGED ON THE SPACE SHUTLE COLUMBIA,WHICH EXPLODED 200 ,000 FT.ABOVE THE GROUND IN TEXAS,U.S. SHE WAS PROUD YO BE AN INDIAN. 7. KALPANA CHAWALA

8.KIRAN BEDI:

8.KIRAN BEDI KIRAN BEDI IS A MULTIFACETED INDIAN WOMAN, AND IS ONE OF THE MOST DARING LADY POLICE OFFICERS,WHOSE MOTTO IN LIFE IS TO FIGHT AGAINST CRIME AND INJUSTICE AND NEVER GIVE UP.IN THE YEAR 1994,SHE WAS AWARDED THE PRESTIGIOUS MAGSAYSAY AWARD FOR HER CONTRIBUTION TO THE SOCIETY AND WAS ALSO HONOURED WITH THE ASIA REGION AWARD FOR THE PREVENTION OF DRUGS IN THE SOCIETY.KIRAN BEDI FIRMLY BELIEVES THAT ALL INDIANS SHOULD BE EDUCATED AS THIS WOULD HELP TO DECREASE THE CRIMES MORE THAN ANY OTHER STEP.

9.MRS. SONIA GANDHI:

MRS. SONIA MAINO(SONIA GANDHI)WAS BORN ON DECEMBER 9,1946 IN THE TOWN OF ORBASSANO(NEAR TURIN),TO A BUILDING CONTRACTOR AND HIS WIFE.IN 1998,SHE FORMALLY ENTERED THE POLITICS ASSUMING THE HELM OF THE CONGRESS PARTY AND DECLARING HERSELF A CANDIDATE FOR PRIME MINISTER.MRS.SONIA GANDHI HAS PRESENTED AN IDEAL INSTANCE OF SERVICE AND SACRIFICE,IN ANNOUNCING THAT SHE DOES NOT INTEND TO BECOME THE PRIME MINISTER.GANDHI NAME IS STILL REVERED IN INDIA AND CONGRESS LOOKED TO MRS.SONIA GANDHI TO TRANSLATE THAT FEELING INTO VOTES. 9.MRS. SONIA GANDHI