PART 3 OF 100 GREAT INDIAN WOMEN QUIZ (Post No.5597)

Written by London Swaminathan
swami_48@yahoo.com
Date: 27 October 2018

Time uploaded in London – 21-36

(British Summer Time)

Post No. 5597

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Can you name these women?

PART 3 (First two parts contain another forty famous names)

 

41.Woman of Kakatiya Kingdom who ruled as monarch 800 years ago.

42.Queen of Gondwana (Khandava Vana) who ruled an area of Uttar Pradesh 500 years ago.

43.A great Marathi woman devotee of Vithala who  lived with cruel mother in law; films were made in many languages on her.

44.A Nayak queen of Madurai, grand daughter of Rani Mangammal

45.Daugher of mathematician Bhaskara,a book in her name was written by him

46.Nightingale of India, Freedom fighter, great poet

47.Arjuna married Chitrangada, princess of Manipura, during his visit to Tamil Nadu. What is her Tamil name, who is the source for dramas and folk songs?

48.Great poetess of Tamil language; scholars believe at least 3 poets lived in her name

49.Heroine of a famous Tamil epic; as bold as Draupadi of Mahabharata; worshiped as goddess

50.Daughter Karikal Choza, a chaste woman who brought her husband back from the Kaveri floods

51.Devotional Vaishnavite poet, author of beautiful poems who merged with god

52.Great mystic Poet of Kashmiri Shaivism

53.Wife of a great saint of Bengal and herself a saint

54.Wife of Mahatma Gandhi

55.Great Tamil singer who took Carnatic music to United Nations

56.One of the three great singers of Carnatic music who popularized Poet Bharatiyar’s songs through films

57.Another Tamil musician, daughter of musician Lalithangi and disciple of G N Balasubramanian

58.Popular Classical Bharatanatyam of dancer of Thanjavur; synonymous with Bharatnatyam in Tamil Nadu

59.Wife of Buddhaa, mother of Rahula

60.Social reformer, poet and educationist of Maharashtra who died of Plague in Pune

 

ANSWERS

41.RUDRAMA DEVI

42.RANI DURGAVATI

43.SAKKUBHAI

44.MEENAKSHI OF MADURAI

45.LEELAVATI (Lilavati)

46.SAROJINI NAYUDU

47.ALLI RANI/CHITRANGADA

48.AVVAIYAR

49.KANNAKI

50.ADI MANTHI

51.ANDAL

52.LAL DED (Lalleswari) OF KASHMIR

53.SARADA DEVI

54.KASTURIBHAI

55.MS SUBBULAKSHMI

56.DK PATTAMMAL

57.M L VASANTHAKUMARI

58.BALA SARASVATI

59.YASODHARA, WIFE OF BUDDHA, MOTHER OF RAHULA

60.SAVITRIBHAI PHULE

–subham–

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