Freedom Fighters

Banarsi Das Gupta

He was renowned freedom Fighter and went to jail many times during the British rule. He established Parja Mandal in erstwhile Jind State in pre-independence period and launched agitation for establishment of a responsible Government in Jind State and was imprisoned several times. He undertook several padyatras, collected thousands of acres of land and distributed it among the landless during the Bhoodan Movement. He fought against traditional social abuses such as the dowry system, un-touch-ability and child marriage. He stood for widow re-marriage rights and started the tradition of community-marriages without dowry. He was Chief Patron of All India Agrawal Sammelan, founder of the All India Vaish Federation (Vais Maha Sammelan); Founder and Patron of the Maharaj Agrasen Medical Education & Scientific Research Society, Haryana, Founder of Agroha Vikas Trust, Founder of Adarsh Mahila College Bhiwani (awarded best women college in Haryana), Trustee of Vaish Mahavidyalaya Trust.

 

Bhama Shah

Bhama shah was born in 1542 and belonged to Jain religion and Kavdia Gotra in Oswal caste. His father Bharmal Kavdia was Qiledar of Ranthambore Fortappointed by Rana Sanga and was later prime minister under Maharana Udai Singh. Bhama shah was a great general, adviser, minister of Mewar, who was later promoted to post of Prime Minister of Mewar by Maharana Pratap, to whom he served as close aide and confidant. He along with his younger brother Tarachand fought in several battles for Mewar. Tarachand who was four years younger to Bhama shah was also an able administrator, valiant fighter and commanded the forces of Mewar on several occasions like his elder brother Bhamashah.

 

Jamnalal Bajaj

Jamnalal Bajaj was an Indian industrialist, a philanthropist, and Indian independence fighter. He was also a close associate and follower of Mahatma Gandhi. Gandhi is known to have adopted him as his son. He founded the Bajaj Group of companies in 1926. The group now has 24 companies, including 6 listed companies. Besides Bajaj Auto Ltd, the other major companies in the group include Mukand Ltd, Bajaj Electricals Ltd and Bajaj Hindusthan Ltd. One of his grandsons, Rahul Bajaj, runs the family flagship company, Bajaj Auto. Several institutions in India bears his name, including the Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management Studies. A locality, JB Nagar, in the sub-urban Andheri in Mumbai has been named after him. Jamnalal Bajaj Award was established in 1978 by the Jamnalal Bajaj Foundation and are given away each year on his birth anniversary.

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Lala Lajpat Rai

Lala Lajpat Rai  was an Indian freedom fighter. He played a pivotal role in the Indian Independence movement. He was popularly known as Punjab Kesari. He was one third of the Lal Bal Pal triumvirate. He was also associated with activities of Punjab National Bank and Lakshmi Insurance Company in their early stages in 1894.

 

 

 

Shri Lala Ram Charan Agarwal 

Late Shri Lala Ram Charan Agarwal was a freedom fighter later known as “Little Big Man Of Congress”