27 Sept 2016 | GS1 | Besides the freedom fighters in India, many Indians in other parts of the world made important contributions to our struggle for freedom. Discuss these people and their contributions.

GS I (The Freedom Struggle – its various stages and important contributors or contributions from different parts of the country)

Besides the freedom fighters in India, many Indians in other parts of the world made important contributions to our struggle for freedom. Discuss these people and their contributions.

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Indian freedom struggle was a wide long struggle which not only had contribution from the people living in India but from the Indians residing abroad.

THE PEOPLE AND THEIR CONTRIBUTIONS
1. Lala Hardayal – He was among the most prominent ones and one of the founders of the gadar party, which emerged as a organization to evoke nationalism among the Indians people and soldiers residing abroad. The others in this organization included kartar singh saraba,ramchandra. He was also a part of the Berlin committee for Indian independence founded by Virendranath chattopadhay, bhupendranath chattopdhyay who mobilized Indian settelers to send volunteers and arms to India to incite rebellion among the Indian troops.

2.Raja Mahendra Pratap- He alongwith Barkatullah established a provisional Indian government in kabul.
3.Madam Bhijakji kama- Though being a Lady, she dared to raise Indian issues in Europe and also unfurled the self made Indian flag.
4. Jamadar chisti khan, jamadar Abdul gani participated in the signapore mutiny . Though they got killed in the battle but participated against the British rule.
5. Mohan Singh , formed the Indian National Army in Singapore to revolt against the British rule.

THE SIGNIFICANCE
Thus, though the contributions had succeeded only upto a certain mark but these fighters contribution showed the much needed nationalism which was essential to figth the British rule.

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