Tuesday, 4 February 2020

Savitribai Phule



Savitribai Phule, the great social reformer of India, was born on 3 January 1831 in Maharashtra into a peasant family. His father's name was Khandoji Nevse and mother's name was Laxmibai. Savitribai Phule , Phule was married to Jyotirao Phule, 12, in 1840 at the age of just 9. Jyotiba was very intelligent, she studied in Marathi. He was a great revolutionary, Indian thinker, philanthropist, writer and philosopher.

Phule, 12, in 1840 at the age of just 9. Jyotiba was very intelligent, she studied in Marathi. He was a great revolutionary, Indian thinker, philanthropist, writer and philosopher.with only 9 students. He had no child and adopted Yashwantrao, the son of a Brahmin widow. When there was strong opposition in the Phule family, the couple ended their relationship with their family. for widows and encouraged them to remarry. They fought for the rights of untouchables. During the outbreak of plague in 1897, he along with his son opened a hospital in Pune and treated people considered untouchable. However, she herself suffered from the plague and died in March the same year.
Phule wrote two poetic books -Kavya Phule, Bawankashi Subodhratnakar. The Phule couple were also honored by the then British Government in 1852 for their contribution in the field of
women's education. The Central and Maharashtra governments have instituted several awards in memory of Kavya Phule, Bawankashi Subodhratnakar. The Phule couple was also honored by the then British Government in 1852 for their contribution in the field of women's education. The Central and Maharashtra governments have instituted several awards in memory of Savitribai Phule,
Phule. Apart from this a postage stamp has also been issued in her honor. She was the first female teacher in the modern education system and is considered a leader stamp has also been issued in her honor. She was the first female teacher in the modern education system and is considered a leader in modern Marathi poetry.


Savitribai Phule and her husband Jyotirao Phule started a school in the year 1848 Savitribai, who struggled for women's rights, established a center

As a poetess, Savitribai Phule wrote two poetic books - Kavya Phule, Bawankashi Subodhratnakar. The Phule couple was also honored by the then British Government in 1852 for their contribution in the field of several awards in memory of Savitribai women's education. The Central and Maharashtra governments have instituted Phule. Apart from this, a postage stamp has also been issued in her honor. She was the first female teacher in the modern education system and is considered a leader in modern Marathi poetry.


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