50 Magnificent Indians of the 20th Century by S. Lal

By S. Lal

The e-book is an inspiring story of fifty famous Indians who made remarkable contribution in quite a few fields. Their force, selection and resourcefulness act like beacons of sunshine directing youth around the globe to accomplish the unusual. recognized folks like Surendranath Bannerjee, Mahatma Gandhi, Homi J. Bhabha, J.N. Tata, Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, Indira Gandhi, Amartya Sen and P.T. Usha are yet a couple of names one of the lengthy checklist that the publication talks approximately. if you happen to think that instance is more beneficial than mere phrases this publication is bound to excite you.

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Chagla 29 Nani Palkhivala PART VI SOCIAL REFORMERS 30 Mahadev Govind Ranade 31 Maharishi Annasaheb Karve 32 Dr. B. R. Ambedkar PART VII WARRIORS 33 Sam Manekshaw 34 Admiral S. M. Nanda PART VIII FILM PERSONALITIES 35 V. T. Usha PART X POET AND PHILOSOPHER 45 Rabindranath Tagore 46 Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan PART XI EXCEPTIONALLY EXCLUSIVE ICONS 47 Annie Besant 48 Swami Vivekananda 49 Amartya Sen 50 Julio Francis Ribeiro PREFACE In selecting the fifty magnificent Indians, every effort has been made to maintain the secular character of India.

He was elected to the British House of Commons in 1892, and was the first Indian to achieve this distinction. He displayed amazing mastery over facts and figures, and succeeded in bringing India’s extreme poverty to the notice of the British public. By the middle of the nineteenth century India’s poverty became the focus of Naoroji’s attention. He realized that foreign power had drained India of her wealth. He encouraged Indians to replace foreign officials, whenever possible. After 1867, Naoroji’s sole concern was India’s economic problem.

In the speech Mr. Chagla delivered at that time, he stated that there was no honour or distinction, which he valued more than the privilege he then enjoyed in unveiling that tablet. The words, which were inscribed on the tablet were stirring sentiments that Tilak had uttered from the dock: “In spite of the verdict of the Jury, I maintain that I am innocent. ” He further stated in his speech, “Disgrace tarnished our record and we are here to remove that tarnish and that disgrace. It may be said that this conviction was a technical compliance with justice, but we are here emphatically to state that it was a flagrant denial of substantial justice.

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