famous woman of Maharashtra

Ahilyabai Holkar

AHILYABAI HOLKAR (1725-1795)             Ahilya was born on 31st May. 1725 in a village of Chondi in Jamkhed, Ahmednagar, Maharashtra. Her parents are Mankoji Shinde and Sushila Shinde. Her father was the Patil (Chief) of the village. Mankoji Shinde had made arrangements for Ahilya’s education at their house only. Malharrao …

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Savitribai Phule – First Woman Teacher of India

SAVITRIBAI PHULE First woman teacher of India   Born on January 3, 1831, in Naigaon, of Satara district, Maharashtra. Her parents are Laxmi and Khandoji Nevase Patil, belonging to the Mali community. She is the eldest daughter. She got married at an age of 9 years to Jyotibha Phule who was 12 years old. At …

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