Every year 13 February is celebrated as National Women's Day in India. But, very few people know why Women's Day is celebrated only on February 13. Actually, on this day prominent freedom fighter and poetess Sarojini Naidu was born. She is also known as the 'Nightingale of India' because of her poems. Sarojini Naidu played an active role in the Indian National Movement for the independence of the country.
Sarojini Naidu was born on February 13, 1879. Sarojini was very intelligent since childhood. She started writing poems at the young age of 12. She was not only a freedom fighter, but she also fought a lot for the rights of women. She also has the distinction of being the first woman governor of India.