Wednesday, October 28, 2009

Sarojini Naidu

Sarojini Naidu or Sarojini Chattopadhyaya (February 13, 1879, HyderabadMarch 2, 1949, Lucknow), also known by the sobriquet Bharatiya Kokila (The Nightingale of India), was a child prodigy, freedom fighter, and poet. Naidu was the first Indian woman to become the President of the Indian National Congress and the first woman to become the Governor of Uttar Pradesh.

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