Aruna Asaf Ali

1909 - 1996

Aruna Asaf Ali

Aruna Asaf Ali (née Ganguly; 16 July 1909 – 29 July 1996) was an Indian educator, political activist, and publisher. An active participant in the Indian independence movement, she is widely remembered for hoisting the Indian National flag at the Gowalia Tank maidan, Bombay during a Quit India Movement in 1942. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Aruna Asaf Ali has received more than 546,259 page views. Her biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia making her the 312th most popular social activist.

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Among social activists, Aruna Asaf Ali ranks 311 out of 426Before her are Harry Wu, Josephine Butler, Ahmed Lutfi el-Sayed, Ho Jong-suk, Sigizmund Levanevsky, and Rajendra K. Pachauri. After her are Abdul Sattar Edhi, İbrahim Kaypakkaya, Venetia Burney, Hanan Ashrawi, Sergei Kovalev, and Lucretia Mott.

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Among people born in 1909, Aruna Asaf Ali ranks 178Before her are Kató Lomb, Juan Carreño, Douglas Fairbanks Jr., Lev Artsimovich, Eugenio Garin, and Saunders Mac Lane. After her are Piotr Jaroszewicz, Estella Agsteribbe, James Agee, Eric Ambler, Valentina Grizodubova, and Alex Raymond. Among people deceased in 1996, Aruna Asaf Ali ranks 149Before her are George Burns, Chen Jingrun, Andrey Lukanov, Dorothy Lamour, Wolfgang Koeppen, and Imre Kovács. After her are Joseph Asajiro Satowaki, Alfredo Nobre da Costa, Hillevi Rombin, Mikael Tariverdiev, Inger Jacobsen, and Juan Hohberg.

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