Interesting information capsules regarding Smt. Sarojini Naidu

Sarojini Naidu suffered a heart attack and died on March 2, 1949, at Lucknow in Uttar Pradesh

Sarojini Naidu suffered a heart attack and died on March 2, 1949, at Lucknow in Uttar Pradesh
Sarojini Naidu suffered a heart attack and died on March 2, 1949, at Lucknow in Uttar Pradesh

Tributes to Nightingale of India and famous freedom fighter Sarojini Naidu on her death anniversary

Sarojini Naidu was born on the 13th of February in 1879 in Hyderabad. Sarojini Devi belonged to a Bengali family.

Sarojini Naidu is the author of the poetry collections – ‘The Golden Threshold’, ‘The Bird of Time’, ‘The Broken Wing’ and ‘The Feather of the Dawn’.

During the World War years, Sarojini was a member of the Lyceum, a ladies club, which made clothes for the soldiers.

The All-India Congress Committee session of Kanpur was presided by Sarojini Naidu.

One of Sarojini Naidu’s important poems is ‘The Gift of India’. The poem is about the contributions of the Indian soldiers fighting in the British army for the victory of the allied forces in the First World War.

Sarojini Naidu’s brother Harindranath Chattopadhyay became a well-known poet and playwright.

Sarojini Naidu suffered a heart attack and died on March 2, 1949, at Lucknow in Uttar Pradesh

Sarojini ji participated in the Salt Satyagraha in 1930. Soon, she occupied an important place in Indian public life. She participated in several peace talks. She attended the 1931 Round Table Conference held in London with Gandhi ji. She also worked for Hindu-Muslim unity. She became the President of the Inter-Asian Relations Conference. She later became the Governor of Uttar Pradesh.

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Dr.S.Padmapriya was born in the Salem town of Tamilnadu state in India in 1982. She holds a Doctorate (Ph.D.) degree in Economics from the University of Madras. She has been an academician, administrator and researcher. She has worked as the Principal-In-Charge of Vedantha Pre-University College at Sharada Nagar, Bangalore. Currently, she is an Educator and Full Time Author of English Literary Works.
She has an abiding passion for English literature. She wrote her first poem when she was seven years old.She is the author of seven books including four collections of poetry -‘Great Heights’, ‘The Glittering Galaxy’, ‘Galaxy’ and ‘New Poems’, a novel –‘The Fiery Women’ and two collections of short stories -‘Fragments’ and ‘Surreal Stories’. She has been included in the landmark book, ‘A Critical Survey of Indo- English Poetry’ (2016) and is also one of the fifty women poets writing in English in India, who have been covered in the colossal work, ‘History of Contemporary Indian English Poetry’ (2019). She is also an associate editor of the poetry anthology, ‘Muse of Now Paradigm- An Entry into Poepro’, published in India in 2020. She is also the founder of ‘IndLit Camerata’, a Whatsapp group of Indian litterateurs. In addition, she has been a part of multiple collaborative poetry books like ‘Confluence Volume 2’, ‘Confluence Volume 3’, ‘Confluence Volume 4’ and ‘Madras Hues, Myriad Views’.Her poetry has been published in India, U.K., U.S.A. and South Korea. In addition to poems, short stories and a novel, she has written essays, general articles, critical articles, research articles, book reviews and forewords.

She was the chief guest of 'Poets League', a poetry initiative organised by the post-graduate department of English of Kristu Jayanthi College, Bangalore in 2020.

She has received two letters of appreciation for her poetry from 'THE MISSILE MAN', Dr.A.P.J.Abdul Kalam.

Thus, Dr.S.Padmapriya has a multifaceted personality and has established herself as a fine Author, Educator, Orator and Thinker.
Dr. S. Padmapriya


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