Chakravarti Rajagopalachari (10 December 1878 – 25 December 1972), informally called Rajaji or C.R., was an Indian lawyer, independence activist, politician, writer and statesman.
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Dharmapuri District is a district in Tamil Nadu state in southern India.
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Jayaprakash Narayan (11 October 1902 – 8 October 1979), popularly referred to as JP or Lok Nayak (Hindi for The People's Hero), was an Indian independence activist, social reformer and political leader, remembered especially for leading the mid-1970s opposition against Prime Minister Indira Gandhi, for whose overthrow he called a "total revolution".
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Kumarasami Kamaraj, better known as K. Kamaraj, (15 July 1903, The Hindu, 8 July 2009 – 2 October 1975, hinduonnet.com. 15–28 September 2001) was an Indian politician from Tamil Nadu widely acknowledged as the "Kingmaker" in Indian politics during the 1960s.
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Muthuvel Karunanidhi (born Dakshinamurthy, 3 June 1924) is an Indian politician who has served as Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu on five separate occasions.
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Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi (2 October 1869 – 30 January 1948) was the preeminent leader of the Indian independence movement in British-ruled India.
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The Quit India Movement (भारत छोड़ो आन्दोलन), or the India August Movement (August Kranti), was a civil disobedience movement launched in India during World War II on 9 August 1942 by Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi.
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Satyagraha (सत्याग्रह satyāgraha), loosely translated as "insistence on truth" (satya "truth"; agraha "insistence" or "holding firmly to") or holding onto truth or truth force, is a particular philosophy and practice within the broader overall category generally known as nonviolent resistance or civil resistance.
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Tamil Nadu; literally The Land of Tamils or Tamil Country is one of the 29 states of India.
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