SRIMATI SAROJINI NAIDU
Governor of UP
HON. D. LITT., FELLOW OF THE ROYAL SOCIETY OF LITT., 1914.
 

 

            Born at Hyderbad. Married Dr. M.G. Naidu, in 1898. Was educated at Hyderabad. Kings College, London, and at Girton College, Cambridge.

  

SMT SAROJINI NAIDU

Term of Office

15-08-1947

to

02-03-1949

            Activity associated with the Women’s Movement in India and with the welfare of Indian students ; Member of the Bombay Municipal Corporation, 1923-29 ; of the leaders of the “Quit India” Movement ; first women President of the Indian National Congress, 1925; Delegate, Indian Round Table Conference in London, 1931 ; went to South Africa and East Africa on a political mission on behalf of the Indian settlers, 1924 ; Member Government of India Deputation to South Africa, 1932 ; Governor of U.P., 1947-49 ; she was awarded the Gold "Kaiser-e-Hind" Medal for organising flood relief work in Hyderabad.

 

            Publications—Poetry : The Golden Threshold ; The Bird of Time, and The Broken Wing ; several stories and articles.
           Died on 2nd March 1949.

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