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Sarojini Naidu Wiki – Biography, Biography, Lifestyle, Height, Net Worth, Family, Facts, & Favourites

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Early Life

Sarojini Naidu was born on 13th February 1879 in Hyderabad, Hyderabad State, British India. She completed her schooling at St. George’s Grammar School, Hyderabad, and graduated from the University of Madras, Chennai, Nizam College, Hyderabad, King’s College, London, and Girton College, Cambridge.

Sarojini died on 2nd March 1949 in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India due to a heart attack at the age of 70, at that time she was working in her office in Lucknow.

Works

Works of Sarojini Naidu are the following:

  • 1905: The Golden Threshold, published in the United Kingdom
  • 1912: The Bird of Time: Songs of Life, Death & the Spring, published in London
  • 1917: The Broken Wing: Songs of Love, Death, and the Spring, including “The Gift of India” (first read in public in 1915)
  • 1919: Muhammad Jinnah: An Ambassador of Unity
  • 1943: The Sceptred Flute: Songs of India, Allahabad: Kitabistan, posthumously published
  • 1961: The Feather of the Dawn, posthumously published, edited by her daughter
  • 1971:The Indian Weavers

Biography

She was an Indian Poet, Writer, Author, Activist, Politician, Governor & Freedom Fighter. She was the 1st woman who becomes the president of the Indian National Congress and also the Governor of Uttar Pradesh.

She was mainly called by people the Nightingale of India. Naidu actively participated in various freedom struggle movements from which one of them is Mahatma Gandhi’s famous Dandi March.

In the year 1905, She took part in the Indian Independence Movement and collaborated with some freedom fighters such as Annie Besant, Gandhi, Tagore, Muhammed Ali Jinnah, Gopal Krishna Gokhale, C.P. Ramaswami, and Nehru.
Sarojini also traveled in various countries and provided lectures on Women’s Emancipation, Labour, and Indian Freedom.
In the year 1925, there was a sudden change in her life when she became the maiden woman president of the political front INC (Indian National Congress) in the year 1925. In the year 1919, Naidu traveled to England as Home Rule League Ambassador and in 1928 traveled to New York for the cause of the salvation of Amerindians.
When she was work as a freedom fighter, she faced many struggles in life. first time In 1930, she was jailed twice for 9 months. After that in 1942, she was jailed for 21 months for taking part in Quit India Movement.
She also being part of the famous Round Table Summit along with Pundit Malaviyaji and Mahatma Gandhiji.
After Independent India, Naidu held the post of Governor of the State of Uttar Pradesh. Apart from Politician, she is also a well-known poetess. She started writing at the age of only twelve and some of her famous poems are “The Feather of The Dawn”, “The Snake-Charmer” “The Indian Fantasy”, “In the Bazaars of Hyderabad”, “To the God of Pain” and many more.

Lifestyle

The freedom fighter Sarojini Naidu’s birth sign was Virgo. She gains her name and fame wherever she goes in the country. She stands at a height of 4 feet 8 inches. She weighs around 65 kg at the time of death. Besides that, She had normally long, black color hair and black color eyes which suit her lifestyle very well.

Net Worth

The Net Worth of Sarojini Naidu was approximate $1.5 million in 2021.

Personal Life

When Sarojini Naidu was studying in England she met Govind Rajulu Naidu and fell in love with him. At that time Govind Rajulu Naidu had gone to become a Physician in England. After returning to India She got married to him at the age of only 19 in the year 1898.

 Because he was married in Madras under the Brahmo Marriage Act (1872). so, it was inter-caste marriage (ie marriage in another cast) and at that time inter-caste marriage was not recognized in Indian society.

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This was one kind of revolutionary step for married couples. But Naidu’s father doesn’t care about society and gave them full support to his fearless. Later, Her marriage was successful and she had five children named Jayasuriya, Nilawar, Padmaja, Randhir, and Leelamani.

Awards and Honors

Awards and Honors received by Sarojini Naidu are as follows:

Family

Family details of Sarojini Naidu are the following:

  • Father Name: Aghornath Chattopadhyaya
  • Mother Name: Barada Sundari Devi(poet )
  • Brother Name: Virendranath Chattopadhyaya (Indian Revolutionary) & Harindranath Chattopadhyaya (Indian Poet, Dram atist), Sunalini Devi(was a good dancer and actress)(Total Eight Sibling, others name are not known)
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  • Husband Name: Muthyala Govindarajulu Naidu (married in 1898)
  • Son Name: Jayasurya Naidu, Nilawar Naidu, and Randheer Naidu
  • Daughters Name: Padmaja Naidu(was a Politician & Freedom Fighter) and Leelamani Naidu
  • Sister-in-law: Kamaladevi Chattopadhyay(freedom fighter)

Facts

Some of the unknown facts about Sarojini Naidu are the following:

  • Sarojini Naidu was born on 13th February 1879 in Hyderabad, Hyderabad State, British India.
  • She completed her schooling at St. George’s Grammar School, Hyderabad.
  • Sarojini died on 2nd March 1949 in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India due to a heart attack at the age of 70, at that time she was working in her office in Lucknow.
  • When Sarojini Naidu was studying in England she met Govind Rajulu Naidu and fell in love with him.
  • She got married at the age of only 19 in the year 1898.
  • After Independent India, Naidu held the post of Governor of the State of Uttar Pradesh.

Favorites

Some of the favorite things of Sarojini Naidu are the following:
Favorite Color: White
Favorite Dress: Saree

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