Feb 13, 1879 - Mar 2, 1949
Sarojini Naidu was an Indian political activist and poet. A proponent of civil rights, women's emancipation, and anti-imperialistic ideas, she was an important figure in India's struggle for independence from colonial rule.
Naidu was appointed the President of the Indian National Congress in 1925 and later became the Governor of the United Provinces in 1947 after India became independent.
In the battle for liberty, fear is one unforgivable treachery and despair, the one unforgivable sin.