Mithan Tata was the first woman barrister to practice in a court. She was also a sheriff of Mumbai and served as a president of All India Women’s Conference.
Gauri Lankesh was a staunch critic of the Right-Wing politics, that subscribed to the virulent brand of Hindu nationalism called the Hindut
Mahadevi Verma was a preacher of the Buddhist philosophy and wrote about issues of great importance such as, women’s issues and social reforms.
Smt. Janki Devi Bajaj was a strong advocator of the Gandhian way of life. During the nationalist movement of India, she actively participated in the Swadeshi movement.
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Sulochanabai Dongre was very important politically as she was the first nationwide call for birth control and education as major barriers to overcome for achieving parity, post Periyar.
Like many women revolutionaries of her time, Durga Devi fought not only to repel the autocratic government from her homeland but shape the route to women's participation in the freedom struggle.
Being the reformer and the educationalist, Nawab Sikander Begum Sahiba was devoted towards female education and she founded the Victoria School for girls.
Eunice de Souza has written and published a range of writings including the novels Dangerlok (2001) and Dev And Simran (2003), four children’s books and poetry collections.
Rudrama Devi maintained the designation that was bestowed on her and ruled as a King. She wore male attire and maintained a similar demeanour.
Padmaja Naidu was an Indian freedom fighter and a former governor of West Bengal. She was also the joint founder of the Indian National Congress in Hyderabad.