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Padmaja Naidu, daughter of Saroini Naidu was died on 2 May

Padmaja Naidu, daughter of Saroini Naidu was died on 2 May

Padmaja Naidu,was the daughter of Smt. Sarojini Naidu, she was born on November 17, 1900. She was highly inspired by her patriot mother.

  • At the age of 21, Padmaja Naidu had emerged on the national horizon. Soon after, she became the joint founder of 'Indian National Congress' in Hyderabad.
  • She joined the campaigns to make  people awared to boycott foreign products and motivated to adopt indigenous  goods such as Khadi.
  • Padmaja Naidu was sent to jail for participation ‘Quit India Movement’ started by Mahatma Gandhi in 1942.
  • Padmaja Naidu was the first woman governor of West Bengal after the Independence of India.
  • Internationally, she was in association with Red Cross, for 50 years. In 1971-1972, she was also elected as President of Red Cross.
  • Padmaja Naidu was honored with the second highest civilian award 'Padma Vibhushan' by the 'Government of India’  in 1962.
  • Herservices, especially her humanistic approach to the nation, will always be remembered.
  • Padmaja Naidu died on May 2, 1975. In his name there is 'Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoo Park' in Darjeeling.

Related Question:-

Q.1 Name the first woman Governor of West Bengal?
A. Sarojini Naidu
B. Padmaja Naidu
C. Mamta Banerjee
D. Sarla Grewal
Ans: Padmaja Naidu

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