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International Womens Day 2020: Five women who changed the picture of Indian politics

Today’s women are handling responsibilities from home to outside. Then whether it is to fly the plane or join the army and open a front against the enemies, in all these women are working with men or working two steps ahead. But among all these women, we cannot forget the great politicians of India who contributed significantly in the making of India. Let us know about the five great eyes of India, whose leadership ability bowed down to everyone.

Sarojini Naidu

Sarojini Naidu was a freedom fighter, poetess and the first woman governor of the country. Sarojini Naidu was born on 13 February 1879. Sarojini Naidu played an important role in providing independence to the country. Sarojini Naidu died on 2 March 1949.

Indira Gandhi

Indira Gandhi was appointed the first woman Prime Minister of India. In 1971, she was the first Indian woman to be awarded the Bharat Ratna Award.

Annie Besant

Annie Besant was elected the first female president of the Congress in Kolkata in 1917. She was originally from Ireland and was one of the foreigners who played an important role in the Indian freedom struggle. After this, her interest in theosophy arose and she became the leader of the Theosophical Society, founded in 1875.

Sucheta Kripalani

Sucheta Kripalani (Sucheta Majumdar) was the first woman to get the distinction of becoming the Chief Minister of any state of the country. Sucheta Kripalani was also a freedom fighter. Sucheta Kripalani was sworn in as the first woman Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh on 2 October 1963. She was the first woman Chief Minister of India

Vijay Lakshmi Pandit

Vijayalakshmi Pandit was the younger sister of former Prime Minister Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru. She was an ambassador in Russia from 1947 to 1949 after independence. Then in 1953 she was the President of the UN General Assembly. Vijayalakshmi Pandit was the first woman to be the President of the UN General Assembly. Elected to the Constituent Assembly in 1946. She expressed her opinion on the issues related to women’s equality and got her talking.

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