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She was born in 1903 in Mangalore, Karnataka. Married at the tender age of 14 years, she became a widow after just two years; but didn’t let that mess up her life. She went to London for her further education and on returning to India, she waded into the freedom struggle by joining the Indian National Congress in 1923.
Kamaladevi Chattopadhyay has many firsts to her credit.
In recognition of her talent and contributions, the Government of India awarded her the Padma Bhushan in 1955. She was awarded the Padma Vibhushan in 1987 and a year later, she left this earthly abode.
Freedom fighter, arts enthusiast, social activist, feminist and politician. A multi-faceted personality, Kamaladevi was a pioneer who worked for the upliftment of women. A woman far ahead of the times in which she lived, Kamaladevi Chattopadhyay will continue to be an inspiration for us for many years to come.