Born on 3rd January 1831 in Maharastra in a middle-class Maratha Family, who would have thought that she would be remembered even after her Death? Today is the 126th Death Anniversary of Savitri Bai Phule, a name that is being read by all of us in our Social science Textbooks but don't know much about her... Who was she, and what made her different from other women in her times?SavitriBai was a renowned poet, teacher, and social reformer, She worked tirelessly to empower women and the Dalit community. Sadly, she passed away on 10th March 1897 at the young age of 64, while fighting the plague.Here are some of the unknown facts to know about this personality :Savitribai Phule was born on January 3, 1831, in Naigaon village of Maharashtra, and was the eldest daughter of her parents. At the age of 9, she was married to Jyotirao Phule, who was thirteen years old at the time and one of the most famous social reformers of Maharashtra.Savitribai is known as the country's first revolutionary feminist, who learned reading and writing, which was against a revolutionary task in itself during these timess, After learning these skills, she began teaching girls in Maharwada in Pune.Savitribai and Jyotirao Phule started India's first school for girls at Bhide Wada in 1848. The curriculum included mathematics, science, and social studies and was based on western education.Also Read: Know Interesting Facts About Zakir Hussain It was in 1852, the British government acknowledged the great work of the Phule family in the field of education and honored Savitribai by naming her the best teacher. Savitribai Phule wrote two books, Kavya Phule in 1854 and Bavan Kashi Subodh Ratnakar in 1892, which are collections of her poems. Savitribai and her husband, who had no children of their own, adopted a boy named Yashwantrao.Watch :OTTIndia updates you with the latest news, Country's no.1 digital news platform OTTIndia, Keeps you updated with national, and international news from all around the world. For more such updates, download OTTIndia app on your Android and IOS device

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