1. Bhagat Singh
Bhagat Singh is not only one of the most popular national leaders of India, but also the most adorned Indian heroes of the country’s freedom movement. Born on 28th September, 1907, this valiant national hero was mentored by S. Kartar Singh Sarabha.
2. Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi
Our father of nation is one of the greatest freedom fighters. He also tops the list of most influential political leaders of India. Gandhi played an important role in the freedom struggle of India.
3. B.R. Ambedkar
Bhim Rao Ambedkar was a social reformer and a leading activist who dedicated his life for the upliftment of the socially backward class of country – Dalits. He was no less than a messiah for the backward classes. He strived to eliminate caste discrimination from the Indian society.
4. Chandrashekhar Azad
Chandrashekhar Azad is yet another national hero of India. He was born in 1906 in Bhava. He was an inspiration to the young lad. He taught them the power of self- confidence and controlling fear. He was indeed a true Indian hero.
5. Swami Vivekananda
Narendra Nath Datta popularly known as Swami Vivekananda was born on January 12th, 1863. He is not only regarded as the greatest Indian leaders, but also a great scholar and an inspiration to people all over the world. His birthday is celebrated as India’s “National Youth Day.”
6. Dr. Rajendra Prasad
He was elected as the first President of independent India. He has been a true inspiration to all the Indians. However, he was contended for the Gandhian principles but later on he went on making Gandhi as his mentor. As a result, he practiced self-discipline and worked hard for the success of non-cooperation movement.
7. Mangal Pandey
He is yet another Indian Independence fighter who played a vital role in the Revolt of 1857. He was the member of the British Army, but later on Mangal Pandey revolted towards them for providing animal fats greased cartridges to the soldiers.
8. Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel
Counted among the Famous national Indian leaders, Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel was one of the distinguished members of Indian National Conference. He was an outstanding leader and philosopher. Patel also participated in a number of important events including Civil Disobedience Movement, Satyagraha, and Quit India Movement.
9. Lal Bahadur Shastri
Lal Bahadur Shastri is another popular Indian leader who played an important role in achieving emancipation for the US. He was born in 1904 in Mughalsarai. He is considered as one of the most prominent political leaders of India.
10. Sarojini Naidu
Topping the list of popular female national leaders of India, Sarojini Naidu was a prominent poet and a core member of the Indian National Congress. She was an active participant in the National Movement and fought to attain Swaraj.
11. Indira Gandhi
Indira Gandhi was one of the famous and eminent politicians of India. She was the first and only lady to be voted as the Prime Minister. She is also considered one of the most controversial political leaders of the nation for her extraordinary verdict of stately “a state of emergency”.
12. Atal Bihari Vajpayee
The addressee of the Padma Vibhushan in 1992, Atal Bihari Vajpayee he is one of the most esteemed political leaders in India’s history. The one prime minister to Vajpayee was widely known to be generous within the BJP, and this is a party with great right opinions.