Remembering first female teacher and the mother of feminism in India,

Savitribai Phule on her 190th Birth Anniversary.

Savitribai Phule was an Indian social reformer, educationalist, and poet from Maharashtra. She is regarded as the first female teacher of India. Along with her husband, Jyotirao Phule, she played an important and vital role in improving women’s rights in India. She is regarded as the mother of Indian feminism.

Born: 3 January 1831, Naigaon
Died: 10 March 1897, Pune
Full name: Savitribai Jyotirao Phule.