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Mahatma Gandhi

Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi Hindustani: 2 October 1869 30 January 1948) was the
preeminent leader of the Indian independence movement in British-ruled India.
Employing nonviolent civil disobedience, Gandhi led India to independence and
inspired movements for civil rights and freedom across the world. The honorific
Mahatma (Sanskrit: "high-souled", "venerable")[3]applied to him first in 1914 in
South Africa,[4]is now used worldwide. He is also called Bapu (Gujarati: endearment
for "father",[5] "papa"[5][6]) in India. In common parlance in India he is often called
Gandhiji. He is unofficially called the Father of the Nation.
Jawaharlal Nehru
Jawaharlal Nehru Hindustani: 14 November 1889 27 May 1964) was

the first Prime Minister of India and a central figure in Indian politics before and after
independence. He emerged as the paramount leader of the Indian independence
movement under the tutelage of Mahatma Gandhi and ruled India from its establishment as
an independent nation in 1947 until his death in 1964. He is considered to be the architect of the
modern Indian nation-state: a sovereign, socialist, secular, and democratic republic. He was also known
as Pandit Nehru due to his roots with the Kashmiri Pandit community while many Indian children knew him as
"Uncle Nehru" (Chacha Nehru).
C. N. Annadurai
Con jeevaram Natarajan Anna Durai (Tamil: ) (15 September
1909 3 February 1969), popularly called Anna ("Elder brother") or Arignar Anna ("Anna,
the scholar"), was an Indian politician who served as Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu, from 1967
to 1969. He was the first member of aDravidian party to hold that post.
Azadirachta indica
Azadirachta indica, also known as Neem,[2] Nimtree,[2] and Indian Lilac[2] is a tree in
the mahogany family Meliaceae. It is one of two species in the genus Azadirachta, and is native to India and
the Indian subcontinent including Nepal, Pakistan, Bangladesh, and Sri Lanka. It typically is grown
in tropical and semi-tropical regions. Neem trees now also grow in islands located in the southern part of Iran.
Its fruits and seeds are the source of neem oil.

Mangifera indica
Mangifera indica, commonly known as mango, is a species of flowering plant in the sumac and poison
ivy family Anacardiaceae. It is found in the wild in Bangladesh, India andPakistan where it is indigenous
and cultivated varieties have been introduced to other warm regions of the world. It is a large fruit-tree, capable
of a growing to a height and crown width of about 100 feet and trunk circumference of more than twelve feet
Ficus religiosa
Ficus religiosa is a large dry season-deciduous or semi-evergreen tree up to 30 metres (98 ft) tall and with
a trunk diameter of up to 3 metres (9.8 ft). The leaves are cordate in shape with a distinctive extended drip tip;
they are 1017 cm long and 812 cm broad, with a 610 cm petiole. The fruits are small figs 11.5 cm in
diameter, green ripening to purple. The leaves of this tree move continuously even when the air around is still
and no perceptible wind is blowing. This phenomenon can be explained due to the long leaf stalk and the broad
leaf structure. However, religious minded people in Hindu/Buddhist religion attribute this movement of the
leaves to the fact that "devas" or "gods" reside on these leaves and make it move continuously.
Flag of India
The National Flag of India is a horizontal rectangular tricolour of deep
saffron, white and India green; with the Ashoka Chakra, a 24-spoke
wheel, in navy blue at its centre. It was adopted in its present form
during a meeting of the Constituent Assembly held on 22 July 1947,
when it became the official flag of the Dominion of India. The flag was
subsequently retained as that of the Republic of India. In India, the term
"tricolour" (Hindi: , Tirag) almost always refers to the Indian national flag. The flag is based on
the Swaraj flag, a flag of the Indian National Congress designed by Pingali Venkayya.
Kalpana Chawla
Kalpana Chawla (March 17, 1962[2][3] February 1, 2003) was an Indo-American astronaut[4] and the first
woman of Indian origin in space.[5] She first flew on Space Shuttle Columbia in 1997 as a mission specialist and
primary robotic arm operator. In 2003, Chawla was one of the seven crew members killed in the Space Shuttle
Columbia disaster
Rani of Jhansi

Lakshmibai, the Rani of Jhansi (19 November 1828 18 June 1858[1][2]), born
as Manikarnika; pronunciation (helpinfo), was the queen of the Maratha-ruled Jhansi State, situated in the
north-central part of India. She was one of the leading figures of the Indian Rebellion of 1857 and became for
Indian nationalists a symbol of resistance to the British Raj.