Famous Personalities - Sarojini Naidu (1879-1949)

Famous Personalities - Sarojini Naidu (1879-1949)

1. Popularly known as Nightingale of India.
2. She was born at Hyderabad and started writing poems at an early age.
3. Her collection of poems became popular in England and turned out to be one of the best sellers.
4. She also authored a number of books.
5. The prominent books include : Bird of Time, Golden Threshold, Muhammad Jinnah : An Ambassador of Unity etc.
6. She also took keen interest in national movement and enjoy the distinction of being the first Indian woman President of the Indian National Congress in 1925 at Kanpur.
7. After independence, she worked as the Governor of United Provinces (Uttar Pradesh) from 1947-1948.

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