On the 13th of February Yogi pays a humble tribute to the well-known freedom fighter, great social worker, and first governor of Uttar Pradesh, ‘Nightingale of India’ Sarojini Naidu on her birth anniversary and said that her life of struggle devoted to national reconstruction is exemplary.
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 born in Hyderabad to Aghornath Chattopadhyay, a scientist and philosopher, and Barada Sundari Devi, a poetess. From a young age, she showed an exceptional talent for literature and was encouraged by her parents to pursue her interests.
She was educated in England, where she studied at King’s College London and Girton College, Cambridge. It was here that she discovered her passion for poetry, and her first collection of poems, The Golden Threshold, was published in 1905.
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.