25 June 1908
Sucheta Kriplani, Civil Rights Leader, India
She was a Professor of Constitutional History at Banaras Hindu University.
About Sucheta Kriplani
Indian freedom fighter who became the first woman to be elected Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh in 1963.
Her father, S.N. Majumdar, was a doctor.
Friends and colleagues
She and Aruna Asaf Ali were both at the forefront of the Quit India Movement.
She sang the poem Vande Mataram in the Independence Session of the Constituent Assembly in August 1947.