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Dipika Chikhlia as Sarojini Naidu in the first-look poster of Sarojini.

Ramayan’s ‘Sita’ Dipika Chikhlia shares first look as freedom fighter Sarojini Naidu for new film, see poster

By Nivedita Mishra | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAY 08, 2020 09:05 AM IST
Dipika Chikhlia has shared the first-look poster of her new film, Sarojini, based on the life of veteran freedom fighter Sarojini Naidu.
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Sarojini Naidu birth anniversary:Sarojini Naidu died due to a cardiac arrest on March 2, 1949 in Lucknow.(Wikimedia Commons)
Sarojini Naidu birth anniversary:Sarojini Naidu died due to a cardiac arrest on March 2, 1949 in Lucknow.(Wikimedia Commons)

Sarojini Naidu birth anniversary: Interesting facts about the ‘Nightingale of India’

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON FEB 13, 2020 11:14 AM IST
Sarojini Naidu birth anniversary: Born to a Bengali family of scholars and poets in Hyderabad on February 13, 1879, she was a follower of Mahatma Gandhi and his idea of Swaraj or self-governance.
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Schoolchildren pay tribute to Mahatma Gandhi on his 150th birth anniversary, Chennai, October 2, 2019(PTI)
Schoolchildren pay tribute to Mahatma Gandhi on his 150th birth anniversary, Chennai, October 2, 2019(PTI)

What religion meant to the Mahatma

By Rajmohan Gandhi
PUBLISHED ON OCT 02, 2019 05:55 PM IST
For him, religion was not nationality. All citizens, irrespective of their beliefs, had a right to India
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An acclaimed poetess, Sarojini Naidu became the first woman governor when she was given charge of the United Provinces of Agra and Awadh (later renamed Uttar Pradesh) after India achieved independence in 1947 and held the post till 1949.(Illustration: unnikrishnan)
An acclaimed poetess, Sarojini Naidu became the first woman governor when she was given charge of the United Provinces of Agra and Awadh (later renamed Uttar Pradesh) after India achieved independence in 1947 and held the post till 1949.(Illustration: unnikrishnan)

Sarojini Naidu: Poetess, icon of freedom quest

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON SEP 25, 2019 07:46 PM IST
An acclaimed poetess, this freedom fighter played several key roles. She was the first Indian woman to hold the presidential post of the National Congress in pre-independence era and free India’s first woman governor.
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Shiromi Pinto’s latest book is called Plastic Emotions.
Shiromi Pinto’s latest book is called Plastic Emotions.

Minnette was an extraordinary woman: Author Shiromi Pinto

By Navneet Vyasan | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON SEP 01, 2019 03:43 PM IST
Author Shiromi Pinto says the legendary architect achieved success at a time when women were expected to be meek, pliant and void of ambition
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