What's New :
GS Mains Advance 2023, Batch Starts: 14th October.
Ethics Master Class (Mains 2023), Batch Starts: 17-Oct-2022

Kamini Roy

  • Category
    Miscellaneous
  • Published
    15th Oct, 2019

About

  • Born in 1864, Kamini Roy was a social worker and a feminist.
  • Roy is the first woman to have graduated with honors in the history of India.
  • At a time when a woman's role was restricted to taking care of household chores, Roy graduated with a degree in Sanskrit from Bethune College, Kolkata.
  • After her graduation she joined Bethune as a teacher and published “Alo o Chhaya” in 1889.
  • In 1921, she was one of the leaders of “Bangiya Nari Samaj”, an organisation which fought for women’s suffrage.
X

Verifying, please be patient.

Enquire Now