On the occasion of Jyothiro’s Jayanthi, we are going to some interesting facts about the life history, and the achievements he had. Mahatma Jyotirao Govindrao Phule is known as Jyotiba Phule, and he is an Indian social activist. Apart from this, he is a businessman too. He takes contacts for the government projects and Phule supply material that was used to construct the buildings, and he is a merchant, cultivator, and municipal contractor. Mahatma Jyotiba Phule fought against caste discrimination, gender discrimination, and more. He was a great social reformer in the 19th century, Jyotiba Phul was thinker, philosopher, and writer from Maharashtra. He removed the many bad things spread in Indian society and tried to bring balance in the Hindu society.
Life History Of Jyothiba Phule
Jyotiba Phule extends his work on many fields, such as caste system, untouchable, and women’s deliverance and many. He is the person who is well known to put all his efforts on women’s education and low cast people studies. He and his wife, Savitribai Phule, these two persons were introduced about women’s education in India. Jyotiba Phule was born on 11 April 1827. Jyotiba Phule’s name was recorded in history. Phule’s father, Govind Rao, is a farmer, and he used to sell the flowers in Pune. And his mother has died in his childhood. And he is a single parent-kid, Phulewent to school at the age of 7, but he needs to leave the school because of the caste discrimination. So he completed his further studies by staying at home. He is always thoughts about Indian society, and Phule was against caste-based division and discrimination in India. Phule born in 1827, and he is a Mali Cast person who occupies the gardens, vegetable vendors, and florists. He was born in the village of Katagun at Maharashtra. His grandfather Chagula is worked as a servant in the community.
One day he attended a marriage of his brahmin friend in 1987, this is the turning point of his life. in that marriage he involved all the activities, but his friend’s parents refused him to do such activities and insulted him. They said that he belongs to the lower caste and keep away from the ceremony. By this, he feels very insulted, that’s the reason to fight against the caste system.
The country’s first school for girl education opened
Jyotiba Phule’s wife helped him a lot to open primary girl school. The theme of this women’s school is to give training the same as men. In 1848, he established the first girls’ school in our country. And no one will come to teach for the girls. So, Phule prepared his wife to teach, and she is the first female teacher. Many people are opposed in starting days, but day by day, all the citizens understood the power of girl education, in 1873 he opened three more schools to teach for girls. And Mahatma Jyotiba Phule strongly opposed to child marriages, and he encourages marriages for widows. And Phule and his wife Savitribai Phule, don’t have kids. So, they adopted a widow and gave her a good education. his daughter became a doctor, and she is also doing social service. Since 1988, he is facing health issues. After two more years, he died because of a paralysis attack. And he died on 28 November 1890, and he is the person who gave way for the Indian society.