S. Lal's 50 Magnificent Indians of the 20th Century PDF

By S. Lal

ISBN-10: 8179926982

ISBN-13: 9788179926987

The e-book is an inspiring story of fifty well known Indians who made amazing contribution in a number of fields. Their force, selection and resourcefulness act like beacons of sunshine directing youngsters around the globe to accomplish the unusual. well-known individuals like Surendranath Bannerjee, Mahatma Gandhi, Homi J. Bhabha, J.N. Tata, Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, Indira Gandhi, Amartya Sen and P.T. Usha are yet a number of names one of the lengthy checklist that the e-book talks approximately. when you think that instance is more desirable than mere phrases this booklet is bound to excite you.

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Respected for his wisdom, he was aptly called, ‘Grand Old Man of India’. In order to press claims of justice for India, Naoroji went to England in 1886, to draw the attention of the British public. He spent the next six years in a heroic struggle to enter the British Parliament. He was elected to the British House of Commons in 1892, and was the first Indian to achieve this distinction. He displayed amazing mastery over facts and figures, and succeeded in bringing India’s extreme poverty to the notice of the British public.

He had set a unique example by resigning as the Railway Minister following a train accident in 1956, for which he personally owned responsibility. His example is yet to be emulated. General Yayah Khan unleashed a regime of repression in March 1971, to crush the unrest in East Pakistan. It resulted in the massacre of over three million people and the influx of over ten million refugees into the Indian territory. Pakistan initiated the war that ended on December 16, 1971. India emerged victorious having captured Dhaka along with 93000 POWs.

He encouraged Indians to replace foreign officials, whenever possible. After 1867, Naoroji’s sole concern was India’s economic problem. The period from 1855 to 1881, was crucial for him due to his rigid views on India’s economic and political problems. During these years he visited England several times, and took a leading part in starting the East India Association in London, in December 1866. During his brief sojourn there he established a branch of the Association. Dadabhai found a ready forum for discussion on matters of interest to India.

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