Google Marks Sarojini Naidu's 135th Birth Anniversary with Doodle


Google has already added more than 700 doodles on its homepage since its first one, which featured back in 1998. Today, with the same aim to manifest its interest in creating the global mood, the major search engine company has put up a doodle featuring a caricature of a freedom fighter and a poet Sarojini Naidu on its homepage. It comes to mark the Indian icon's 135th birth anniversary.

Google Marks Sarojini Naidu's 135th Birth Anniversary with Doodle


Compared to other doodles that have featured in the past, this one is pretty simple and comes with a bit of an Indian tough, with the boarders around the company's logo. However, the caricature of the first female president of Indian National Congress, stands right at the place of the second "O" of the Google. Also being one of the known poets, the software giant has also replaced the "L" with a fountain pen.

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To go a bit into Sarojini Naidu's life, she was born in Hyderabad on February 13, 1879. Born not only to be the first lady president of the congress, she was also bestowed with an ability to write. Thus, in 1905, Naidu also eulogized India in her poems, which was published in three collections, The Golden Threshold (1905), The Bird of Time (1912) and the Broken Wing (1917). Sadly, soon after the Jallianwala Bagh massacre of 1919, she gave up the knack for poetry.

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Her political career was pretty much prominent also because she was the first female Governor of Uttar Pradesh. While her role as a pro-activist in the Indian freedom movement is also considered equally significant. She played a encouraging part during the Civil Disobedience movement. In the same line, whe was also arrested in 1942 during the "Quit India" movement.


After the post-independence, she was appointed as the first Governor of the United Provinces from 1947 to 1949 and also was partially responsible for the task of drafting the Indian constitution.

Later on 2 March 1949, Sarojini Naidu died of heart attack in Uttar Pradesh.

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