January – Events, Observances and Miscellaneous

Savitribai Phule
186th birth anniversary of Savitribai Phule was on 3 January 2017. Savitribai was among the country’s first women to speak up for the rights of women. She was the first woman teacher of the first women’s school in India and also a first pioneer in modern Marathi poetry. Born as Savitribai K. Patil on January 3, 1831 into a family of farmers. She was married at the age of nine…

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