Short Biograpy of Kamala Nehru (wife of Jawaharlal Nehru)

Kamala Nehru (wife of Jawaharlal Nehru)

Birth Date & Birth place: She was born in August 1st, 1899 in Delhi.

Parents: Rajpati and Jawaharmal Kaul

Early Life: Her early life was spent in a traditional middle class family. She was married at an early age of seventeen.

Education: She was home schooled.

Marriage: Kamala was married to Jawaharlal Nehru. They had a daughter. They also had a son but who died early.

Contributions/ Major Achievements:

  1. Being a member of the Desh Sevika Sangh, she participated in picketing foreign cloth shops.
  2. She also had a role in setting up a hospital in the family mansion of the Nehrus.
  3. She took part in the Civil Disobedience movement.
  4. She delivered a provoking speech in a public forum in place of her husband, who was arrested at the moment, strengthening her role as a freedom fighter further.
  5. She participated in organizing the No Tax Campaign in Uttar Pradesh.

Conclusion: She proved to be an epitome of strength and support Jawaharlal Nehru and took up his activities in his absence.

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