Throughout history, there have been many Indian women activists who have made significant contribution to the field. The list includes many familiar and great Indian female activists such as Kasturba Gandhi, Gauri Lankesh, Medha Patkar, Rukmini Devi Arundale, Aruna Roy.
Maneka GandhiManeka Gandhi
26 August 1956, Indian
Politician, Animal Rights Activist
Kasturba GandhiKasturba Gandhi
11 April 1869, Indian
Wife of Mahatama Gandhi

Gauri LankeshGauri Lankesh
29 January 1962, Indian
Activist, Journalist

Medha PatkarMedha Patkar
01 December 1954, Indian
Social Activist

Rukmini Devi ArundaleRukmini Devi Arundale
29 February 1904, Indian
Bharatnatyam Dancer

Aruna RoyAruna Roy
26 June 1946, Indian
Political and Social Activist
Manisha KoiralaManisha Koirala
16 August 1970, Indian, Nepalese
Actress

Tina AmbaniTina Ambani
11 February 1957, Indian
Actress

Kiran BediKiran Bedi
09 June 1949, Indian
Police officer

Gul PanagGul Panag
03 January 1979, Indian
Actress
Nandana SenNandana Sen
19 August 1967, Indian
Actress

Poonam DhillonPoonam Dhillon
18 April 1962, Indian
Actress
Nandita DasNandita Das
07 November 1969, Indian
Actress

Vandana ShivaVandana Shiva
05 November 1952, Indian
Philosopher, Physicist, Writer, University teacher

Debashree RoyDebashree Roy
13 June 1961, Indian
Actress
Mahasweta DeviMahasweta Devi
14 January 1926, Indian
Human rights activist, Writer, Poet, Novelist,

SugathakumariSugathakumari
03 January 1934, Indian
Writer, Human rights activist, Children's writer
MirabehnMirabehn
22 November 1892, Indian, British
Political Activist

Teesta SetalvadTeesta Setalvad
09 February 1962, Indian
Author, Journalist