India, the land of immense magnificence and versatility, has been led by some of the most powerful and charismatic leaders who have always guided the people of the nation and served as a role model for all of us. So, here we are with some of the most influential political leaders of India who will always be remembered by the Indians.
1 Jawaharlal Nehru: Jawaharlal Nehru was the first Prime Minister of a newborn India. Nehru Nehru has made India what it is today. His contribution towards the political state of the nation is beyond the imagination of the common man. Nehru was also a lover of children. That is why his birthday is celebrated as Children’s Day throughout India. He is known to be one of the most secular and liberal leaders of the nation.
2 Subhas Chandra Bose: How can we speak of Indian politics and not mention Subhas Chandra Bose? What Subhas Chandra Bose did for the country is indescribable in words. He had a huge impact on the armed forces of the country. With his contribution, India became a free country and the Indians ultimately succeeded in overthrowing the British rule. He also formed his own party and led India towards victory during the Indian war of independence.
3 BR Ambedkar: BR Ambedkar was one of the most powerful politicians to be born in India He was more than just a political leader. He was a revolutionary leader who fought for the best of the Indian citizens. He is also regarded as the father of the Indian constitution. His contribution to the Dalit community is immense.
4 Atal Bihari Vajpayee: Atal Bihari Vajpayee is no doubt the most respected political leader of India. He was also awarded the Padma Vibhushan Award. He served full-term outside the Congress party. He was also a fearless leader and a revolutionary. His contributions are remembered by Indian citizens even today.
5 Lal Bahadur Shastri: Lal Bahadur Shastri became the Prime Minister of India just after Jawaharlal Nehru. He tried his best to improve the conditions of the farmers in India. His victory in the war against Pakistan made him widely popular among Indian citizens. He is also a hero to millions of Indians and his works will be cherished forever.
6 Indira Gandhi: Indira Gandhi remains as the Prime Minister of India for 11 years. She was the one to start the Green Revolution in India. Being the only daughter of Jawaharlal Nehru, Indira Gandhi had an influential role to play in Indian National Congress. She had always been a controversial figure in Indian history. However, she is also one of the greatest Indian Prime Ministers.
7 Rajendra Prasad: Rajendra Prasad is regarded as one of the prime architects of Indian politics. He also served as the first president of Indian independence India. He was also elected for the president’s post twice. He did his best to improve the political scenario of the country during his term at the office. He is also a father figure to millions of Indians.
8 APJ Abdul Kalam: APJ Abdul Kalam was the most proactive politician in India. He is also regarded as the people’s president. He did his best for the youths of Indians. He always encouraged them to lead from the front. Apart from being a politician, APJ Abdul Kalam was also a scientist and a veteran writer. He tried his best to free India from all kinds of corruption.