Savitribai Jotirao Phule
Wife of Social Reformer Mahatma Phule


Savitribai Phule
First Indian Lady Teacher
  Savitribai Jotiba Phule




Birth of SavitriBai.(Naigaon,Tha. Khandala Dist. Satara) Father's name- Khandoji Nevse, Mother's name- Laxmi.   3rd Jan.1831
Marriage with Jotirao Phule.   1840
Education started.   1841
Passed third and fourth year examination from Normal school.   1846-47
Started school with Sagunabai in Maharwada.   1847
Country's first school for girls was started at Bhide's wada in Pune and Savitribai was nominated as the first head mistress of the school.   1 Jan.1848
School for adults was started at UsmanSheikh's wada in Pune. Left home with Jotirao for educating Shudra and ati Shudra's .   1849
First public Til-Gul programme was arranged by Mahila Seva Mandal.   14 Jan.1852
Phule family was honoured by British government for their works in the field of education and Savtribai was declared as the best teacher.   16 Nov.1852
Infanticide prohibition home was started.   28 Jan.1853
Prize giving ceremony was arranged under the chairmanship of Major Candy.   12 Feb.1853
"Kavya Phule"-the first collection of poems was published.   1854
A night school for agriculturist and labourers was started.   1855
'Lecture's of Jyotiba' was published.   25 Dec.1856
Orphanage was started.   1863
Opened the well to untouchables.   1868
Adopted son of Kashibai, a Brahmin Widow's Child.   1874
Done important work in famine and started 52 free food hostels in Maharashatra.   1876 to 1877
Adopted son, Dr.Yashwant was married to the daughter of Sasane.   4 Feb.1889
Death of her husband Jotirao Phule .   28 Nov. 1890
Chairperson of Satya Shodhak Samaj Conference at Saswad.   1893
Again famine in Maharashtra. Forced government to start relief work.   1896
Plague epidemic in Pune.Had done social work during this hour.   1897
Died while serving the Plague paitents during plague epidemic.   10 March 1897
Centenary year in Maharashtra and National honour.   10 March 1997 to 98
Government of India honoured her by publishing a postage stamp.   10 March 1998


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