Savitribai Phule was a well known Indian poet and social reformer. She was born in Naigaon, British India on 3 January 1931. She is popular in Indian society because she worked for improving the women’s rights and conditions. She played the major role along with her husband Jyotirao Phule in 1848 in Pune. She is trending in the news because Google Doodle pays tribute to her on his birthday. She was the first woman teacher in the Indian society with the aim to promote the Marathi in the schools and colleges. She did a great contribution through his hard work in that period. Savitribai Jyotirao Phule spread the Marathi culture and tradition in the schools. Check more here Savitribai Phule biography, wikipedia, marathi, poem and images below.

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Savitribai Phule Marathi Poem

She was also a fine poet at that time and contributed both as educational and reformer. Savitribai Phule written many poems which made the publication of popular books Kavya Phule (1934) and Bavan Kashi Subodh Ratnakar (1982). Peoples can read her beautiful poems in Marathi in that book. She was also considered as the first-generation modern Indian feminists. She was against the untouchability and arranges marriages before the maturity in Hindu society. She died on 10 March 1897 due to disease while serving a patient.

Savitribai Phule Biography

Name: Savitribai Jyotirao Phule
Age: 66 years
Date of Birth: 3 January 1831
Place of Birth: Naigaon, British India
Husband: Jyotirao Phule
Died: 10 March 1897
Nationality: Indian
Parents: Khandoji Navse Patil, LaxmiBai

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She was an important face in the social reform movement in Maharashtra.

She belonged to a farmer family and married at very young age (12 years old).

She had no children but adopted the the son named Yashavantrao.

To honour her contribution, University of Pune was renamed Savitribai Phule Pune University in 2015.