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Today Google tributed Mahadevi Verma or the `Modern Meera` of the era and one of the most revered poets of Indian history through its Google Doodle.
Today Google tributed Mahadevi Verma or the `Modern Meera` of the era and one of the most revered poets of Indian history through its Google Doodle. She was the only girl child born after seven generation in the family. It is eminent that she was she was also one of the four crusaders of ‘Chayawad’ in Indian literature along with Jayasankar Prasad, Suryakant Tripathi Nirala and Sumitra Nandan Pant.
It is startling to be acquainted with that at a young age of seven, she started writing but she rose to fame while studying in Matriculation. As said, you just need one true friend in your life, Mahadevi Verma found that incredible friend in Subhadra Kumari Chauhan.
Subhadra was her roommate and dear friend. Initially, Mahadevi Verma was writing secretly but her friend found her very talented and encouraged her to write more poems and publish it.
Apart from her carrier a poet, she was teaching in Allahabad and later she became the first headmistress of Prayag Mahila Vidyapeeth and also served as a chancellor of the institute.
She was also known as modern Meera, her poems deeply revolve around apathy. She was born on 27 March 1907 in Farukhabaad.
Many of us have read about Mahadevi Verma in School syllabus. A chapter was dedicated to her in class 7 textbook in CBSE and one of her creation is ‘Gillu’, which is close to the heart of many people.
She had liberal parents, working in the education field still she was married off at the age of 9. But she completed her studies in M.A. in Sanskrit from Allahabad University while her husband was living in Lucknow.
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