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History Headline: The true daughters of Savitribai Phule

January 19, 2020 1:02 am

Nearly 170 years ago, Savitribai Phule had stood up against Brahminical oppression to fight for the right to education of women and Shudras. Savitribai Phule and Fatima Sheikh too were pelted with stones by anti-social forces at the time.

Amid protests, Pimpri-Chinchwad mayor apologises for ‘objectionable’ Savitribai Phule remark

January 10, 2020 8:23 am

The Nagari Haqq Suraksha Samiti and some other organisations also held a protest at Pimpri-Chinchwad the same day.

Chandigarh: Open mic session to commemorate Savitribai Phule’s 188th birth anniversary

January 04, 2020 2:27 pm

People from various walks of life recited some of her poems translated from Marathi to Hindi and shared their own poems on feminism and queer community in an open mic session later on.

Explained: Savitribai Phule’s impact on women’s education in India

January 03, 2020 8:14 pm

Even though her poems, which were written in Marathi, she advocated values such as humanism, liberty, equality, brotherhood, rationalism and the importance of education among others.

Savitribai Phule's 189th birth anniversary: Know some powerful facts about the social reformer

January 03, 2020 1:36 pm

Phule died at the age of 66, after having led a compelling life. Her legacy, however, continues to inspire us. 

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.