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Sunday, December 08, 2019

Savitribai Phule


The original ‘beti padhao’ icon gets a statue in Punjab, 122 yrs after death

April 07, 2019 10:40 am

With education and knowledge knowing no boundaries, a government primary school in village Sadda Singh Wala of Mansa district in Punjab has established a mathematics park for students in Savitribai Phule's memory with her life-size statue installed in it.

Named after Savitribai Phule, skill centre for women to come up in Naigaon

January 04, 2019 4:48 am

Referring to the first girl’s school that the reformist couple started in Pune’s Bhide Wada, the CM said, “The government will intervene to resolve legal disputes related to the place and develop it into a grand memorial to commemorate the great work of Savitribai Phule.”

Constitutional provisions Ambedkar made for Dalits being trampled upon, says BJP MP Savitri Bai Phule

May 20, 2018 11:13 pm

BJP MP from Behraich, Savitri Bai Phule also commented on issues like caste-based reservations and civil rights for weaker sections of the society. "The day reservations to Dalits are denied, all the rights of the community will effectively cease to exist," she said.

PM Modi pays tributes to Savitribai Phule on birth anniversary

January 03, 2018 1:56 pm

"Bow to the great Savitribai Phule on her Jayanti. Hers was a life devoted to the empowerment of the poor and marginalised. She gave utmost importance to education and social reform," Prime Minister Narendra Modi tweeted.

Savitribai Phule, the role she played in upliftment of girls' education

January 03, 2018 11:13 am

At a time when India was plagued with women's outraged modesty, she acted as a messiah for all those women who were living a life of servitude.

Day after Maya’s ‘casteist’ jibe, BJP celebrates Dalit reformer Phule birth anniversary

January 05, 2015 9:42 am

Mayawati had accused the Modi government of keeping a “casteist mindset” in awarding Bharat Ratna to Vajpayee and Madan Mohan Malviya.

Varsity renaming: Savitribai Phule’s descendants get no invite

August 09, 2014 2:36 am

The Hole family expressed anguish at former BJP state president Sudhir Mungantiwar not getting invited to the event.

In name game, charity does not begin at home

July 09, 2014 2:45 am

Politicians want universities named after social greats, adopt another view in naming their own

Country’s first girls’ school continues to face govt neglect

January 03, 2014 4:16 am

Legal battle over relocation of affected parties gets delayed as government pleader ‘skips’ hearings.

Teacher cannot be forced to fold hands in school prayers: Bombay HC

March 12, 2014 4:37 pm

The court said that forcing a teacher to do so will be a violation of the fundamental rights.