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

Mahadevi VarmaMahadevi Varma
26 March 1907, Indian
Poet

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

Kiran BediKiran Bedi
09 June 1949, Indian
Police officer

Tina AmbaniTina Ambani
11 February 1957, Indian
Actress
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,
MirabehnMirabehn
22 November 1892, Indian, British
Political Activist

SugathakumariSugathakumari
03 January 1934, Indian
Writer, Human rights activist, Children's writer

Teesta SetalvadTeesta Setalvad
09 February 1962, Indian
Author, Journalist
Ela BhattEla Bhatt
07 September 1933, Indian
Activist