Courageous women of Incredible India
India has an extraordinary history concerning women who outshine in their field to the left a mark on the heart of all. The impeccable feminine gender etched their names on the list of women who struggled their lives to emerge out as role models of the nation. Being the ones responsible for laying out the country’s foundation, these women continue to have a substantial impact on the youth of the country.
Famous Women Of Indian History
Moving past the gender stereotype, we have five of the most incredible women leaders who sought to bring a change in the history of the country.
Top 5 famous women in the history of incredible India
Jhansi Ki Rani:
One of the most iconic names drafted in the Indian history is the Rani Lakshmi Bai. The Queen of the province of Jhansi fought her life along with her infant to save their soil from passing into the hands of the British rule. Earlier she along with her husband, the Jhansi King adopted a son who would rule the state post the death of the king, but the British rulers denied to accept an adopted son as the heir of the place. Revolting against this, the queen formed an army of strong men to defeat the British, however, failed to do and so fled from the field to stand by her word that no British would have the capability to defy her.
Devi Ahilya Bai:
The Queen of the Malwa kingdom defines love and affection, Ahilyabai was the abode of strength and achievements that pinned her name in the hearts of all. An active promoter of Hinduism, she emerged as one of the eminent rulers of Indian history.
For thirty years her reign of peace,
The land in blessing did increase;
And she was blessed by every tongue,
By stern and gentle, old and young.
Yea, even the children at their mother’s feet
Are taught such homely rhyming to repeat
“In latter days from Brahma came,
To rule our land, a noble Dame,
Kind was her heart, and bright her fame,
And Ahlya was her honoured name.”
The ravaging Queen of Chittorgarh opted for Jauhar after the king Alauddin Khilji defeated Ratan Singh. A woman of grit and strong will, she stood by her words Nobody can own her except her king. As soon as she heard the news of the death of her husband, she along with all the other women in the palace jumped in a Kund burning with fire. This act is referred to as Jauhar. The Rani first, followed by all other women, the chants of disgrace we’re so loud that the kind had to keep close for years. She has her name as one of the most influential women of Indian history and would continue to do so.
An excellent person by heart and an eminent soul, Sarojini Naidu ranks among the top 100 women in global history. Not just a poet but a fighter who struggled for Indian Independence. The Nightingale of India, she has been an idol of empowerment and a ray of shine for all the men and women during the time of Indian slavery.
The first Indian Freedom Fighter was defining both bravery and immortality. Kittur Chennamma though failed to defy the British rule, yet owing to the spirit, and heroic actions have her name among the top leader of Indian Freedom Struggle. A pure blend of power and grit, she was the one who shattered the barriers of men and women and emerged out inspiration for all the women section of the society. It was odd for a woman to step up and raise voice against the British but she was keen on her belief and choose to be a warrior, not a spectator hiding behind the veils.