Sarojini Naidu is a very well-known personality in India as she was a famous poet, a freedom fighter and a social activist in India. She was born on 13th February 1879 in Hyderabad and passed her matriculation exams very easily. She got a chance to study in England which she accepted and studied for four years at various colleges in England.
She may be one of the few persons at that time who got married to a person who belonged to a different caste. Inter-caste marriages were not at all common before Independence, but Sarojini Naidu didn’t care about the society and married Paidipati Govindarajulu Naidu at the age of 19.
She was so good in her poetry that she started getting called the nightingale of India by a lot of people and writers.
She also was part of the politics, and she got elected as the president of Indian National Congress in the year 1925 and one of the finest politicians and speakers of that time. She got influenced by Mahatma Gandhi and followed a lot of his teachings.
She was the first lady governor of the country as she got elected as the governor of Union provinces which is currently called UP. Her roots were so strong in politics that her daughter also joined the Quit India movement for the freedom fighters and later on went on to become the governor of West Bengal state of India.
She died at the age of 70 but did a lot of social work, poetry works and political works for the betterment of India. If her writings, she always wrote about children, nation and life-death subjects which were loved by a lot of people.
These were a few important points about the life of Nightingale of India. She was a great politician, a great writer and overall a great asset for India and that is why a lot of writers, politicians or social workers, still get inspired from her after studying about all the works that she did in her political as well as social life.