Forgotten Hero of the Month

Bal Gangadhar Tilak

{image} Bal Gangadhar Tilak is considered as Father of Indian National Movement.The Father of Indian Unrest Bal Gangadhar Tilak

was a multifaceted personality. He was a social reformer, freedom fighter, national leader, and a scholar of Indian history, sanskrit, hinduism, mathematics and astronomy. Bal Gangadhar Tilak was popularly called as Lokmanya (Beloved of the people). During freedom struggle, his slogan “Swaraj is my birthright and I shall have it” inspired millions of Indians.

Sarojini Naidu

Sarojini Naidu Sarojini Naidu was a distinguished poet, renowned freedom fighter and one of the great orators of her time. She was famously known as Bharatiya Kokila (The Nightingale of India). Sarojini Naidu was the first Indian woman to become the President of the Indian National Congress and the first woman to become the governor of a state in India.

Aryabhatta

Aryabhatta Not many of us know that India's first satellite was called Aryabhata, the greatest Indian mathematician of 5th Century. The name does sound familiar, but do we know who the person really is and what were his contributions to the ocean called mathematics? Read on, here is a brief introduction into his life and works:

Sardar Patel

We are at a momentous stage in the history of India. By common endeavour, we can raise the country to a new greatness, while lack of unity will expose us to fresh calamities. I hope the Indian States will bear in mind that the alternative to cooperation in the general interest is anarchy and chaos, which will overwhelm great and small in a common ruin if we are unable to act together in the minimum of common tasks.

Bankim Chandra Chattopadhyaya

One of the greatest novelists of India who gave the 'people the sacred 'mantra'- Vande Mataram.' The Bengali Novel practically began with him. He also wrote philosophical works, which stimulated independent thinking. There is hardly an Indian who is not familiar with this National Song. Possibly, most of us do not know who composed this song.

Dhyan Chand <The hockey Wizard of India>

With a flick of the wrist, a quick glance of his eyes, a sharp turn and then another turn, and Dhyan Chand was through A German reporter said about Dhyan Chand's performance When an Indian went out of the nation during his times, people used to ask "Are you from the land of the Hockey magician?" If the answer was yes, they looked at you with respect in their eyes.

Swami Vivekananda

The valiant monk who proclaimed in America the greatness of Hinduism and of Indian culture at a time when the West regarded India as a land of barbarians. The beloved disciple of Sri Ramakrishna Paramahamsa.He was the living embodiment of sacrifice and dedicated his life to the country and yearned for the progress of the poor, the helpless and the downtrodden.