Google doodle changes for Savitribai Jyotirao Phule’s birthday
Google which changes its doodle in order to mark someone’s birthday, death anniversaries or any festival. Today it is celebrating Savitribai Jyotirao Phule’s birth anniversary.
Condition of women in India was worst in an ancient times. At a time when people hardly identified the grievances of women in India, Savitribai Phule along with her husband stood up to fight the injustice against women.
Savitribai Jyotirao Phule, born on 3 January 1831, was a social reformer and poet. She played an important role in fighting for women’s rights in India during British rule and is described as “one of the first-generation modern Indian feminists”.
Yes, she is one of the finest feminism India has got. Apart from this Phule along with her husband founded the first women’s school at Bhide Wada in Pune in 1848.She was a child bride who stood up against discrimination.
Facts about Savitribai Jyotirao Phule
Savitribai Jyotirao Phule was greatest poetess. Many of her poems were against discrimination and propagated education. She is regarded as an important figure in Maharashtra’s social reform movements. She is best example of feminism.
Along with her husband, Jyotirao Phule, she played a major role in the struggle for women’s rights in India during the British Raj.
Today, Google remembers her on her 186th birthday with a doodle. It’s a colourful doodle with Savitribai Phule embracing women, symbolising her efforts to empower and educate them. Today Google is paying tribute to Savitribai Jyotirao Phule.
She fought fought against the caste system and worked towards upliftment of the marginalised.
Women suffered a lot in an ancient times. She was first who stood up against widows shaving their heads. She also opened a care center for pregnant rape victims and helped deliver their children.
The care center was called “Balhatya Pratibandhak Griha”. Legend was died on 10 March 1897 while treating a patient.