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75 Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav initiative is taken by the Government of India to celebrate 75 glorious years of India’s independence. This initiative continues the vision of making today’s generation aware of freedom fighters’ life, struggles, and sacrifices, the price they had to pay for India’s independence. Incredible Women of India’s Freedom Struggle rediscovered the little-known contributions of female freedom fighters who fought fiercely against British imperialism, whose bravery, sacrifice, and resolve continue to inspire and instil pride in Indians. It narrates the history of ardent revolutionaries who did not fear imprisonment or death on the battlefield. Despite this, female freedom fighters received less recognition and are less celebrated in the pages of history, therefore, this work is a tribute to the women freedom fighters who kindled the flame of patriotism and marched shoulder to shoulder with men as part of the freedom struggle movement. Incredible Women of India’s Freedom Struggle captures captivating and touching stories of remarkable women who deserve equal respect and recognition. The objective of this book is to empower our younger generations to change their world for the better. They are inspirations for everyone to overcome hardships. Each title of the story and the learning at the end will definitely build self-confidence and motivation to live a life of values, instincts, and out-of-the-box thinking and to remember that we have been born for a cause. It is a must-read book for every Indian. ABOUT AUTHOR Suneeta Koundal is the Deputy Director of the National Testing Agency (NTA), Ministry of Education, Government of India. Before joining NTA, she worked in different capacities at the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE). Suneeta Koundal graduated from Delhi University with a degree in Humanities and completed Post-Graduation in Sociology from Pondicherry University. She was a topper in the Post-Graduate Diploma in Human Rights and Duties at Panjab University, Chandigarh. Her key research interest areas are women and Human Rights, literacy and awareness among working women and homemakers. In her literary journey, she has contributed many articles to reputed newspapers. Suneeta firmly stands up for social causes. She likes to read, travel and explore new places.