5 Famous female leaders in India – You Should know about

5 Famous female leaders in India – You Should know about

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Prtibha Patil full name is Pratibha Devisingh Patil was born on 19th December 1934 at Nadgaon. Spouse’s name was Devisingh Ransingh Shekhawat. Pratibha patil was the first famous female leader in india to serve as the 12th President of India from 2007 to 2012. Pratibha Patil previously served as the Governor of Rajasthan. She named ‘great women’ of India.

Her educational qualification is a master’s degree in political science and economics at Moolji Jaitha College, Jalgaon. She had received a law degree from Government Law College, Mumbai.

Famous female leader Pratibha Patil achievements-for the period 1962-72 she served as the Deputy Minister, Public Health, Prohibition, Tourism, Housing & Parliamentary Affairs, Government of Maharashtra. 

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1972-74 she served as a Cabinet Minister, Social Welfare, Government of Maharashtra. 1974-75 served as a Cabinet Minister, Public Health & Social Welfare, Government of Maharashtra.

From 1975 to 76 she served as a Cabinet Minister, Prohibition, Rehabilitation and Cultural Affairs, Government of Maharashtra. 1977-78 served as a Cabinet Minister, Education, Government of Maharashtra. 

1977 to 78 she served as a Cabinet Minister, Education, Government of Maharashtra. 1979-1980 she served as leader of the Opposition, Maharashtra Legislative Assembly.  

1982-85 she served as a Cabinet Minister, Urban Development and Housing, Government of Maharashtra. As a Deputy Chairman, Rajya Sabha from 1986-1988. 

Prathiba Patil the famous female leader, served from 1986-88 as a Chairman, Committee of Privileges, Rajya Sabha, Member, Business Advisor Committee, Rajya Sabha. 1991-1996 she served as the Chairman, House Committee, Lok Sabha and 8th November 2004 to 23 June 2007 served as Governor of Rajasthan.

Finally 25th July 2007 to 25th July 2012 She becomes President of India and took ‘famous female leader in Indian history’. 

The famous female leader in India- Pratibha Patil Social Work

Prathiba Patil, while she representing her native constituency as an MLA, she works at the grass root level of the rural villages. This gave her a good understanding of the socio-economic problems faced by rural people of rural India. This work by Prathiba Patil stood as in the list of first women in all fields in India. 

She continuously worked for Education, Public Health, Help to Disadvantages, the welfare of the people and weaker sections.    

Nirmala Sitharaman famous female leader in India 

She was an Indian politician of the Bharatiya Janata Party(BJP), a member of Rajya Sabha born on 18th August 1959 in Madurai, Madras State(Present Tamil Nadu), India. 

The first indian female personality, presently serving as the Minister of Finance and Minister of Corporate Affairs. The second defense minister of India is Nirmala Sitharaman. Nirmala Sitharaman got married in 1986, The spouse name is Parakala Prabhakar from Narsapuram, Andhra Pradesh and has a child.  

4 Life facts about Nirmala Sitharaman -the famous female leader in india 

-She was one of the founders and directors of Pranava at Hyderabad. -She served as a member of the National Commission for Woman in 2017 before -she was first worked as a Salesperson at habitat is a home decor store in London.

And, an assistant to the Economist in the Agricultural Engineers Association in the United Kingdom(UK) and as a Senior Manager in Research and Development of BBC World Service.

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Life facts about Nirmala Sitharaman a famous personality

She had the first meeting with Mahatma Gandhi in 1919 in Bombay now Mumbai. She conceived for the vision of the country.

She co-founded the All India Women’s Conference in 1927 and she became its secretary in 1930 and president in 1933.

Raj authorities imprisoned Nirmala when she had participated in the Quit India movement in 1942.

A famous female leader in India Rajkumari Bibiji Amrit Kaur was born

on 2nd February 1889 in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh and died on 6th February 1964 at New Delhi. She is an eminent Gandhian, a freedom fighter and social activist and the first female Indian leader & personality of the health minister of India. Her father’s name is Raja Harnam Singh and her mother is Priscilla Golaknath. Jagatjit Singh’s first cousin was Amrit Kaur.

Amrit Kaur became a part of Jawaharlal Nehru’s first Cabinet after India has got independence and become the first indian female to hold cabinet rank and given Ministry of Health along with second lady John Mathai.

Amrit Kaur elected the president of the World Health Assembly in 1950, became the first woman Asian to hold the post for the first time out of 25 years of history. 

Amrit Kaur worked to reduce illiteracy, eradicate the custom of child marriages and the purdah system for prevalent among few Indian communities and the ‘importance of women’s safety’.

She had kept a strong move of the establishment of the All India Institute of Medical Sciences in New Delhi. For the efforts, she becomes the first president for establishing the institute. She had secured aid from New Zealand, Australia, West Germany, Sweden, and the US.

Facts about Amrit Kaur- the famous female leader in India 

She was a good tennis player. She had placed in ‘great women of indian history’ however her campaign against malaria cause severe sickness to the people while her term as Health Minister brought ‘women’s status today is highly important.  

In 1955, she had conducted a high-end campaign on malaria which helps to mitigate the intensity of malaria in many districts leads 4000, 000 Indians saved. This campaign makes her how to face the ‘challenges of being a woman in India’. She also founded the Indian Council of Child Welfare and became the first president. 

Annie Besant famous female leader of human freedom

A ‘famous indian achiever’ in india. She regarded as a champion of human freedom, a British socialist, philanthropist, educationist, theosophist, orator and women’s rights activist. Annie Besant married Frank Besant a clergyman at the age of 20 in 1867. She helped launch of Home Rule League campaign for democracy in India when World War 1 in 1914.

This involvement of Annie Besant led her to become the first Indian female personality (president) of the India National Congress in late 1917. She occupied the first place in the list of first in the world’ female personalities. She died in 1933. 

Life facts about Annie Besant the first india’s famous female leader Indian women personality 

Annie Besant was born in a middle-class family as Annie Wood on October 1, 1847, in London.

As Annie’s father’s death, due to the financial means, she kept under the care of the mother’s friend Ellen Marryat.

Many expeditions shaped Annie’s life future thinking and outlook

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She has a political bent of mind and had friendship with English radicals and Manchester Martyrs of the Irish Republican Fenian Brotherhood shaped her thinking about politics

After marriage, Besant had developed her writing skills and penning short stories, articles, and books for children.

She got divorced with Frank in 1873 as the conflict decision made by Annie’s  break with Christianity and after that left for England with her daughter

She was good at excellent oratory skills and a public speaker. Her familiar speeches demanded improvement, reform, and freedom from the government

She wrote a book on ‘Birth Control’

She appeared as a public speaker at the protest held by the unemployed group at Trafalgar Square, London. The day was recorded as Bloody Sunday in history books. It led to many deaths and arrests of hundreds of people.

The Atheist waits for proof of God. Till that proof comes he remains, as his name implies, without God. His mind is open to every new truth after it has passed the warder reason at the gate. By.Annie Besant

Sucheta Kriplani famous female leaders in India

India’s first female personality of the 4th chief minister of Uttar Pradesh. She was born on the 25th June 1904 at Ambala, Punjab now Haryana, British India into a Brahmo family. She died on 1st December 1974(aged 70).

 The serving the head of Uttar Pradesh from 2nd October 1963 to 13th March 1967. She had completed a Master’s degree in History from St. Stephen’s College, Delhi. Her spouse’s name is Acharya Kriplani.   

The best inspiration is Sucheta Kriplani has ‘successful women’s names in India’ the first Indian female personality for the younger generation. She named as one of the eminent personalities of the ‘indian female role models’ However, ‘An Unfinished Autobiography’ written by her, she said, she was not born with a strong will or exemplary leadership qualities. Moreover, she was a shy child, self-conscious and intellect.

As a child, when she was growing up the situations that she faced shaped her life with steely and great leadership. In another incident, while she was a student at Kinnaird College in Lahore, Sucheta confronted her class teacher with quotes from the Bhagavad Gita when the teacher tried to say some disparaging things about Hinduism. Then the next time onwards, the teacher never talked about Hinduism again.  

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