Rani Gaidinliu - The True Freedom Fighter
|Rani Gaidinliu (1915 - 1993)|
Rani Gaidinliu (26 January 1915 - 17 February 1993) - was the first female freedom fighter from Manipur, India. 'Free India' was a dream of Rani Gaidinliu under the British rule. She was honoured as a 'freedom fighter' and was also awarded a 'Padma Bhushan'. Late Prime Minister of India, Jawaharlala Nehru, described her as the 'Daughter of the hills' or Queen of her people. She was also known as 'Rani Ma'.
|Rani Gaidinliu, Sonia Gandhi and Rajiv Gandhi (from Facebook)|