Sarojini Naidu, 13 February 1879 – 2 March 1949, famous as The Nightingale of India, was Indian independence activist and poet. She was one of the former of Indian Constitution. She was the second Indian woman to become the President of the Indian National Congress and the first woman to become the Governor of State Uttar Pradesh. Sarojini Naidu’s birthday is celebrated as Women's Day in India. She joined Indian national movement in 1905. Her poems reflected the Indian culture. One of her famous poems was Song of radha, the milkmaid. She was the one who awakened the Indian women to join freedom movement and helped in establishing the Women's Indian Association (WIA) in 1917. She was sent to London to present the case for women's vote to the Joint Select Committee. She was awarded the hind medal by the British government for her work during the plague epidemic in India.