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Sarojini Naidu, the great Indo-Anglian poet, scholar, freedom fighter, feminist, political activist, orator and administrator was the first woman president of the Indian National Congress, and first Indian state governor.

Sarojini Chattopadhyay or Sarojini Naidu, as the world knows her, was born on February 13, 1879 in a Hindu Bengali Brahmin family.

As a tribute to the great Hindu poetess Sarojini Naidu on the occasion of her 135th birth anniversary, here is a selection of six Indian love poems from 'The Golden Threshold': "The Poet's Love Song", "Ecstasy", "Autumn Song", "An Indian Love Song", "A Love Song From the North", and "A Rajput Love Song".

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February 9, 2009 at 1:31 pm
(1) Robinson says:

People reallly don’t live to be over a hundred anymore.The only person that has lived to be over a hundred years old is this lady that died when she was 101 and i was even shocked to her that short story. And YES that was TRUE!!!!!But this i just don’t know????????

February 12, 2013 at 4:22 am
(2) Ian says:

@Robinson – you have misunderstood. Sarojini Naidu died: March 2, 1949

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