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Fatima Sheikh’s 191st Birthday: Google celebrates feminist icon’s delivery anniversary with a particular doodle | Information

New Delhi: Google is on Sunday (January 9, 2022) celebrating feminist icon Fatima Sheikh’s 191st Birthday with a particular doodle. Fatima Sheikh, who was born in 1831 in Pune, is extensively recognized to be India’s first Muslim lady instructor. 
She alongside Jyotirao and Savitribai Phule, co-founded the Indigenous Library in 1848, which is claimed to be India’s one of many first colleges for ladies.
The Indigenous Library, which was opened below the Sheikhs’ roof, was a platform for her and Savitribai Phule to show communities of marginalized Dalit and Muslim girls and youngsters who have been denied schooling primarily based on class, faith or gender.
The Phules’ efforts to supply instructional alternatives to these born into India’s decrease castes turned often called the Satyashodhak Samaj (Truthseekers’ Society) motion. As a lifelong champion of this motion for equality, Sheikh went door-to-door to ask the downtrodden in her neighborhood to be taught on the Indigenous Library and escape the rigidity of the Indian caste system. 
The Centre in 2014 had additionally shone new gentle on Fatima Sheikh’s achievements by that includes her profile in Urdu textbooks alongside different trailblazing Indian educators. 
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