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Synonyms for freedom fighter

a person who takes part in an armed rebellion against the constituted authority (especially in the hope of improving conditions)

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New Delhi [India], Jan 30 ( ANI ): President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday paid tributes to Mahatma Gandhi and other freedom fighters on the occasion of Martyrs' Day''.
He said the Rajdhani Unnyan Katripakhha (RAJUK) allotted plots among 52 freedom fighters under various projects and National Housing Authority (NHA) also allotted plots to 138 freedom fighters.
He said the genuine freedom fighters should not attend today's meeting.
SRINIGAR -- Government forces in Indian-occupied Kashmir were battling freedom fighter Saturday after they stormed a police facility in a pre-dawn attack and killed one officer and wounded three paramilitary troops, police said.
Families of Indian National Army sent in their appreciation to the actors of the film Raagdesh , which is based on three freedom fighters Shah Nawaz Khan, Prem Sehgal and Gurbaksh Dhillon, who were the part of Subhash Chandra Bose's Azaad Hind Fauj.
Earlier, the government increased allowances of those awarded for gallantry, war-wounded freedom fighters and families of the martyred freedom fighters.
All freedom fighters and spouses and dependent parents/eligible daughter pensioners of deceased freedom fighters drawing pension under the Swatantrata Sainik Samman Pension Scheme, 1980 would be benefitted by the decision.
THE Mahatma Gandhi- Nelson Mandela Freedom Series has been named after two of the greatest freedom fighters in the world and while Gandhi is a household name in India, there are quite a few youngsters who aren't aware of Mandela and his achievements.
Isis are not freedom fighters, but it could be argued that some of the Palestinian terrorist groups are, and yet the Tories have made much of Corbyn's and McDonell's attempt to speak with them.
Special attention was paid to the project of a park dedicated to Freedom Fighters in the center of Stepanakert.
Cheramie III, Founder of Freedom Fighters of America announced that effective immediately they are now a 24/7 news, information and opinion service.
In the United Nations, there is no generally accepted definition of terrorism and terrorist groups and the situation gets further complicated when their fight coincides with the interests of the super powers and when the freedom fighters overnight become terrorists and vice versa.
Madli hears about a band of freedom fighters and is forced to choose the evil regime she knows, or help another evil regime in hope of freeing her father and her nation.
A speech was delivered by Salim al-Hadi on behalf of the descendants of the freedom fighters of the Greater Syrian Revolution, stressing the need to preserve the legacy of the heroes of independence who, through their faith and adherence to national unity, prevailed in the face of aggression and colonialism.
The freedom fighters were mainly based in the forests of Mount Kenya and Nyandarua Range of mountains.
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