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"A country’s greatness lies in its undying ideals of love and sacrifice that inspire the mothers of the race."

~ Sarojini Naidu


The 'Nightingale of India' is honored on her birth anniversary by garnishing it with National Women's Day. Sarojini Naidu Ji is breaking the stereotypical norms becoming the first woman to hold the office of Governor in the Dominion of India.


With her active participation in freedom movements such as the Quit India Movement, she had to face 21 months of imprisonment. Born and brought up in the family of Bengali poets and scholars in Hyderabad, she was a prolific poet which influenced a large mass. A number of her well-known works square measure. The Scepter Flute: Songs of Asian nation, Allahabad: Kitabistan (1943), and therefore the Indian Weavers (1971). Her works in poetry replicate a number of the intense themes, together with nationalism, romance, and tragedy.

Naidu Ji was the eldest daughter of Aghorenath Chattopadhyay, a Bengali Brahman who was principal of the Nizam’s College, Hyderabad. She registered herself in the University of Madras at the age of 12 and later studied at King’s College, London, and then at Girton College, Cambridge.

After some expertise within the advocate campaign in England, she was drawn to India’s Congress movement and to sage Gandhi’s Non-cooperation Movement. She contested a polar role throughout the direct action in the Movement. In 1924, she traveled in Eastern Africa and Republic of South Africa within the interest of Indians there and therefore the following year she became the primary Indian lady President of the National Congress, having been preceded eight years earlier by the English feminist Annie Besant. She toured North America to deliver a lecture on the Congress movement, in 1928–29.

Back in India her anti-British activity brought her variety of jail sentences (1930, 1932, and 1942–43). She accompanied Gandhi to London for the inconclusive second session of the Round Table Conference for Indian–British cooperation (1931). Upon the eruption of War II she supported the Congress Party’s policies, 1st of aloofness, then of professed hindrance to the Allied cause. In 1947 she became the governor of the United Province (now Uttar Pradesh). She died of a heart failure while operating in her workplace on a pair of March 1949. Being a fearless leader and a diligent follower of Gandhi, clearly she had to be detained in jails many times. She was typically cited as sage Gandhi’s Mickey Mouse.


National Women's Day is aimed to celebrate the social, cultural, political and economic achievements of girls in each sector one will assume. The day additionally marks a decision to action for fast women's equality in our society. A girl is most quite simply a personality's being. She has God's power to form a life, to address most pain and somehow forever find you being the strongest one in each space.

As we tend to celebrate Sarojini Naidu's 142nd birth day and mark the National Women's Day 2021. She has been a continuing supply of inspiration to girls throughout the state. Not solely did her works influence folks however additionally her dedication and love towards the country. Her outstanding add the upliftment of society started from ascent the ladies United Nations agency were one in all the foremost necessary pillars of a social unit.

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