140th birth anniversary of Sarojini Naidu

Today is the 140th birth anniversary of Sarojini Naidu. Sarojini Naidu is known as "The Nightingale of India" due to her mesmerizing poetry. His creations, rich in imagination, cover various topics - love, death, alienation among others. The lines are repeated in most of his poems. At the age of just 14, Sarojini had studied the compositions of all the English poets. Sarojini Naidu was born on 13 February 1879 in Telangana Hyderabad. His father was a scientist and his mother was a philosopher. Naidu was very smart in studies, he topped the matriculation examination from Madras University.
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At the age of 16, Sarojini Naidu went to England for higher education. There he studied at King's College, London and Girton College. He was married at the age of 19 with Dr. Govind Rajalu Naidu. Sarojini Naidu had a great interest in poems since childhood. He died of a heart attack on 2 March 1949 in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh.

Sarojini Naidu has been the first woman president of the Indian National Congress. Not only this, but she also became the first woman governor of the Indian state (Governor of United Provinces, now Uttar Pradesh).

Sarojini Naidu participated extensively in the freedom movements of India from 1915 to 1918. Gopal was associated with Krishna Gokhale, Ravindra Nath Tagore, Annie Besant, Mahatma Gandhi, and Jawaharlal Nehru.

Presided over the East African Indian Congress in South Africa in 1925 and was awarded the Medal of Saffron-e Hind on behalf of the British Government. This medal was awarded to him for his work during the plague epidemic in India.


Sarojini Naidu made a special contribution in the field of literature. She used to write poems since childhood. His first collection of poems "The Golden Threshold" was published in 1905. 'The Bird of Time' and 'The Broken Wing' are among his famous compositions.

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