Popular Telugu freedom fighters | Few Telugu freedom fighters who fought for independence

August 12th, 2010| In India.


Popular Telugu freedom fighters | Few Telugu freedom fighters who fought for independence

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Most of the children don’t know about the Telugu people who lost their lives in the freedom struggle. It is the duty of the parents to teach them. Motherland is greater than the heaven and many of them lost their lives in protecting their motherland India.

Gadicherla Harisarvothama Rao:

Gadicherla Harisarvothama Rao

He was born in Kurnool and joined in the freedom struggle in 1907. He was inspired by the speech of the Bipinchandra pal and wore a Vandemataram badge and went to the school. As a result of this, he was removed from the job and the British government ordered to not give him job anywhere.

Tinneti Viswanadham:

Tinneti Viswanadham

He was born in Lakkavaram in Visakhapatnam and he was selected as the leader of the congress committee from that constitution. He participated in the salt Satyagraha and quit India programs with the inspiration of Gandhi. He went to jail for five times.

Garimella satyanarayana:

Tinneti Viswanadham

He was born in Gonepadu village in Narasannapeta taluq in Srikakulam. He wrote many songs and his most famous song was ‘makoddi telladorathanamu’. He used to inspire the people in the struggle with his songs and he was the main person to go to jail for writing the poems. During his punishment of two years, his father died and the British asked him to beg pardon to see his father but he did not beg for pardon.

Bogaraju Pattabhi Sitaramayya:

Bogaraju Pattabi Sitaramayya

He was born in Gundugolanu village in west Godavari district. He was attracted to the freedom struggle while working as doctor. He participated in the national struggle and he was kept in arrested at one place in Ahmednagar in Maharashtra for 3 years during the Quit India program. He wrote his jail life in a book called ‘feathers and stones’ and he was elected as congress party leader in 1948.

Burgala Ramakrishnarao:

Burgula Ramakrishnarao

He was born in Padakallu village in Thalakompalli in Mahbubnagar district. He had been as the leader for the second AndhraMahasabha in Devarakonda in Nalgonda district in 1931. He participated in the revolution against the Nizam and in quit India program. After that he was sentenced to jail.

Kaneganti Hanumanthu:

Kaneganti Hanumanthu

He was born in a normal family in Minchalapadu in Durgi mandal which is in Palnadu in Guntur district. He refused to pay the tax in the British government and he participated in a revolution against the British in this issue. Sir Ruther ford was the district collector at that time and he cruelly prohibited the revolution.

Prakasam Panthulu:

Prakasam Panthulu

He was born in Kanaparthi village in Prakasam district and he was interested in the freedom struggle from childhood. He was elected as the leader as of the congress committee in 1921 and he started the ‘swarajya’ newspaper encouraging the people by writing the essays on the national unity. He took part in the Simon commission refusal in 1928 and he stood before the British and challenged the British to shoot them. The whole India was surprised for his dare and they called him as Andhra kesari. He was sentenced to the jail for 3 years as he participated in the quit India movement.

Kasinadhuni Nageswara Rao:

Kasinadhuni Nageswara Rao

He was born in Elakurru village in Pamarru mandal in Krishna district. He had patriotism from childhood and he participated in the Indian congress meeting in Surat in 1907. After participating in the Indian congress meeting, he had felt the need of providing information in Telugu and he started the Andhra patrika weekly in September in 1908. He distributed the paper on April 1st in 1914 during the First World War from madras. He was sentenced to jail in 1931 during the salt Satyagraha.

Duggirala Gopalakrishna:

Duggirala Gopalakrishna

He was born in Penuganchiprolu village in Krishna district and he was called as Andhra Ratna after participating in the revolution. He established national dance association and he was against the combining of the chirala- perala municipality in the British government. He was sentenced to jail punishment for giving a speech in Barampuram against the prohibition. He established an association with the name as Ramadhandu and took the leadership of it.

Pingali Venkaiah:

Pingali Venkaiah

He was born in Bhatlapenumarru village in Movva mandal near to Machilipatnam. He decided to do some thing for the country and he was very friendly with Gandhi. He then decided to prepare a design for the national flag and he mainly kept the way to design in his mind. He started to attend the Indian congress meetings from 1913 and he released the book named ‘bharathadesaniki jathiya janda’. In the same year, the national flag designed by him was hoisted in the Indian national congress. He participated in many revolutions like Vandemataram and home rule.

Alluri Sitaramaraju:

Alluri Sitaramaraju

He was born in Pandrangi village in Visakhapatnam district. He was very bold and daring in the child hood and he became popular. He made the revolution same as the one which was going in Bengal. He scared the police in Chintapalli, Krishna Devi peta and Addathegala and took the weapons from there.

Durgabhai Deshmukh:

Durgabhai Deshmukh

She was born in Kakinada and she had the patriotism feel from childhood. She came to know that Gandhi was coming to Andhra Pradesh and she gave the donations collected from all the people. She also gave her gold bangles as donation and she was arrested for participating in salt Satyagraha. She established the ‘Andhra Mahila’ paper and took the management authority.

There are many people who took part in the freedom struggle and contributed their part to the freedom struggle in many ways. And now we all are enjoying the freedom as a result of their sacrifices and so we should all respect them. The children should be given the knowledge of Indian freedom fighters and this will make them grow in a proper manner. This also helps in the development of the country.

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