A Lalitha's example continues to provide hope to women who wish to follow in her footsteps as engineers in India.
Baiza Bai was not only one of the few warriors who could well handle a firearm but also a sophisticated and ruthless businesswoman.
Devika Rani was an Indian actress and producer is celebrated for giving Indian cinema its gems- Madhubala, Mumtaz, and Dilip Kumar.
Amrita Sher-Gil's rare ability of depicting liveliness in the complex realities of her paintings, she portrayed the ideas of human bonds like no other artist of her time.
Being the reformer and the educationalist, Nawab Sikander Begum Sahiba was devoted towards female education and she founded the Victoria School for girls.
Sikh women have a long history of fighting patriarchy, enacting radical change, and taking up leadership roles.
Rudrama Devi maintained the designation that was bestowed on her and ruled as a King. She wore male attire and maintained a similar demeanour.
Gauhar Jaan redefined hindustani music by incorporating technology with her style of singing. Her legacy remains forgotten and neglected.
इस्मत चुगताई उर्फ ‘उर्दू अफसाने की फर्स्ट लेडी’ ने महिला सशक्तीकरण की सालों पहले एक ऐसी बड़ी लकीर खींच दी, जो आज भी अपनी जगह कायम है।
Ashapurna Devi's short stories, novellas, as well as larger novels, vividly portray the emergence of quintessential middle-class Bengali women.