Famous Indian Women's Rights Activists

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 1 Raja Ram Mohan Roy

Raja Ram Mohan Roy.
Famous As: Socio-religious Reformer
Birthdate: May 22, 1772
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Radhanagore, West Bengal, India
Died: September 27, 1833

Raja Ram Mohan Roy was an Indian social and religious reformer. He is credited with co-founding the Brahmo Sabha, a social-religious reform movement. Often referred to as the Father of the Bengal Renaissance, Roy has had an influential role in fields like politics, education, and religion. In 2004, he was ranked 10th in BBC's Greatest Bengali of all time poll.

 2 Manisha Koirala

Manisha Koirala.
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: August 16, 1970
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Kathmandu, Nepal
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 3 Nandita Das

Nandita Das.
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: November 7, 1969
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Delhi, India

 4 Mahadevi Varma

Mahadevi Varma.
Famous As: Poet
Birthdate: March 26, 1907
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Farrukhabad, United Provinces of Agra and Oudh, British India
Died: September 11, 1987

A leading figure of the Chhayavad movement of Hindi literature, Indian author Mahadevi Varma was also a Jnanpith Award and Padma Bhushan winner. A champion of women’s rights, she contributed to the establishment of the Prayag Mahila Vidyapeeth for educating girls. She also developed the soft Khadi boli.

 5 Manasi Pradhan

Manasi Pradhan.
Famous As: Women's rights activist
Birthdate: October 4, 1962
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Banapur, Odisha, India