On the 13th of February Nitin Gadkari Remembers freedom fighter “Nightingale of India” Sarojini Naidu ji on her birth anniversary.
Sarojini Naidu, born in 1879, was an Indian independence activist and politician, who served as the first woman governor of an Indian state, Uttar Pradesh. She was also a renowned poet and a powerful orator, known for her speeches and poems that inspired and motivated people to join the independence movement.
Her contributions to the Indian freedom struggle and her activism for women’s rights make her one of the most important figures in Indian history. In this article, we will explore the life and legacy of Sarojini Naidu, and how she became one of the leading voices in the Indian independence movement.
Sarojini Naidu was not just a political leader, but also a talented poetess who used her words to express her ideas and emotions. Her poems, which often dealt with themes of love, nature, and nationalism, were widely popular and earned her the title of “The Nightingale of India.” Her works are still widely read and admired today and have inspired generations of poets and writers in India.
In 1905, Sarojini Naidu was drawn to the Indian independence movement and joined the Indian National Congress. She soon became one of its leading voices and used her speeches and poems to spread awareness about the cause and motivate people to join the struggle.
She was one of the few women who participated in the Non-Cooperation Movement in 1920 and was arrested for her activism. Her leadership skills and unwavering commitment to the cause earned her the respect and admiration of many, including Mahatma Gandhi, who called her “The Mother of the Nation.”