Sarojini Naidu

ISBN Number : 978-93-5051-457-3

Library Price : Rs.995

Library Dollar Price : 40$

Book Edition : First

Year of Publication : 2012

No. Of Pages : 358

Book Weight :602

About The Book

The first Indian woman to become the President of the Indian National Congress and the first woman to become the governor of a state in India, Sarojini Naidu was a distinguished poet, renowned freedom fighter and one of the great orators of her time. She was famously known as Bharatiya Kokila (Nightingale of India). She was proficient n Urdu, Telugu, English, Bangla and Persian. At the age of twelve, Sarojini Naidu attained national fame, when she topped the matriculation examination at Madras University. She started writing poems in English. Impressed by her poetry, Nizam of Hyderabad, gave her scholarship to study abroad. There she met famous laureates of her time. She depicted contemporary Indian life and events. Sarojini Naidu joined the Indian national movement and came into contact with all great leaders of the time. She awakened the women of India. Sarojini Naidu played a leading role during the Civil Disobedience Movement and was jailed. She was arrested again, during the "Quit India" movement and was jailed. After independence, Sarojini Naidu became the Governor of Uttar Pradesh.

 

Contents :

Preface
1. An Illustrious Life
2. Political Career
3. Poetic Career
4. Immortal Poetry (Eternal Poems)
5. Select Letters
6. Significant Writings
7. Significant Speeches
8. Sarojini on India
9. Sarojini on Patriotism
10. Sarojini on Spiritualism
11. Golden Words of Sarojini
12. Great Life at a Glance
Bibliography

About The Author

Dr. M.A. Shewan, a reputed journalist, author and academic. He is highly qualified, with many feathers in his cap. He has an illustrious career, as a journalist and author, spanned over two decades. He has edited several periodicals and has many books to his credit, as editor and author. He has a large social base, which enables him to study realities of life in depth. Of late, he has devoted himself to serious research and writing. He has, in particular, focused his attention on the lives and works of freedom fighters and other leading figures in political and social life. Currently, he represents in western UP, a leading national group of newspapers from Delhi. He is based at Aligarh.

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