India is one country that is ruled and led by a lot of amazing political leaders in the past and even up to these days. These were those Indian political leaders who were known for their strict governance, and there were also those inspirational ones who managed to inspire not only Indians, but a lot of people worldwide as well. In relation to this, here are the 10 most inspirational Indian political leaders ever:
10. E M Sankaran Namboodiripad
He was an Indian theorist and communist politician, whom was popularly called EMS. In the year 1957-1959, he served as the very first Chief Minister in the Indian state of Kerala. In the year 1967-1969, he was re-elected as the Chief Minister of the state.
9. N.T.Rama Rao
This man was not only an inspirational Indian political leader since he was also an actor, producer, director, and writer. For 3 terms, she served as Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh. He was famously called as NTR. His real name was Nandamuri Taraka Rama Rao.
8. Narendra Modi
At his current age of 65, she already served India in several years now. He’s the current and 15th Prime Minister of India. He’s working in this office since May 26, 2014. He used to be the BJP’s leader or the so-called Bharatiya Janata Party. From 2001-2014, he served Gujarat as Chief Minister. He is now one of the most popular world leader and second most followed leader on twitter.
7. Jayaprakash Narayan
This Indian independence activist, political leader, and social reformer was famously called JP or Lok Nayak. Lok Nayak is actually a Hindi term for “The People’s Hero”. He was the leader of the opposition party against Indira Gandhi, who happened to be the Prime Minister at that time.
6. Indira Gandhi
She was the leader of the Indian National Congress party. She was the very first and still the only female Prime Minister of India. From 1966-1977, she served India as the country’s Prime Minister. She was then re-elected and continued her political legacy from 1980 until 1984, which was the year of her assassination.
5. B. R. Ambedkar
From 1947 up to 1950, he served as the Chairman of the Constitution Drafting Committee. He was popularly called as Babasaheb, and his real name was Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar. The Modern Buddhist Movement was inspired by his ideologies. Aside from a politician, he’s a social reformer, economist, and jurist.
4. Atal Bihari Vajpayee
This 90-year-old inspirational Indian political leader was the Prime Minister of India in 1996 and in 1998 up to 2004. He was the very first Prime Minister in India who was not under the Indian National Congress party, and he served for full five-year term.
3. Lal Bahadur Shastri
He was once become the Indian National Congress party leader. From June 9, 1964 up to January 11, 1966, he was the Prime Minster of India. In the 1920’s, he joined Indian independence movement. He was deeply influenced by the ideologies of Mahatma Gandhi.
2. Subhash Chandra Bose
He was well-known as Netaji, which is a Hindu term for “Respected Leader”. As far as Indian independence movement is concerned, he was absolutely a prominent figure. During World War II, he tried to save India from the British rulers.
1. Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel
He was an Indian statesman and barrister who once became the Indian National Congress leader. He had great contribution in the establishment of the Republic of India. As a social leader, he tried his best to save India from its struggle for independence.
These are the 10 most inspirational Indian political leaders of all time. Their bravery and intense love to India were absolutely inspiring.