The stories of the trailblazers in Kavitha Rao's book Lady Doctors: The Untold Stories of India's First Women in Medicine, and the challenges they triumphed over, need to find their rightful place in history.
Today, 19th July 2021, is the 112th birth anniversary of Nalapat Balamani Amma, the mother of poet Kamala Das, and an iconic poet herself.
Today, I heard a comment that "Rani Lakshmi Bai was inauspicious, she lost her baby, her husband, and finally her kingdom." What, really?! Haven't you read any history?
Can history which is otherwise generally written by men, about men, be explored from women’s perspective? As it turns out, yes.
Way ahead of her time, educator & political activist Aruna Asaf Ali remains an inspiration to all Indian women who dream of great heights.
Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni's Rani Jindan, the Last Queen of Punjab, is a flawed, real woman, who does not hesitate to do what she must.
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