Wow! Google with the help of doodle has given the tribute to the Kadambini Ganguly on Sunday, July 18 i.e., her 160th birthday #googledoodle. It's great! But do you know who Kadambini Ganguly is? Well, you all must have heard of the famous Calcutta Medical College. The college was at times ruled by men only. No girl used to study in the college before her. Because in 1884, she was the first one who got the opportunity to study in this college.
In 1861, she was born in Bhagalpur British India now known as Bangladesh.
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She had to face a lot of difficulties getting admission to Calcutta Medical College. Not only Ganguly #kadambiniganguly but Anandibai Joshi were hailed from Mumbai who was successful in obtaining a Medicine degree in 1886. And we also recognize both of them as India's first female doctors. This was considered the biggest achievement as girls were not allowed to go for higher education at that time. #kadambiniganguly and Chandramukhi Basu created history in that situation in 1883 becoming successful graduates.
This was considered the biggest achievement as girls were not allowed to go for higher education at that time. Kadambini Ganguly and Chandramukhi Basu created history in that situation in 1883 becoming successful graduates.
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#kadambiniganguly was the first one who acquired training in European medicine. So in South Asia, she was recognized as the first practicing woman physician in 1886.
Professor and Activist Dwarkanath Ganguly was Ganguly's husband who encouraged her to fulfill her dreams.
Ganguly used to fight for women's rights in the male-dominated society. And her motto was giving people relief from health issues using her medical science knowledge.
In 1889, Ganguly succeeded in forming the first all-women delegation of the Indian National Congress.
Have you watched the Tv series 'Prothoma Kadambini' which was released in 2020? Well, the story was a detailed biography of Kadambini Ganguly. And Google doodle #googledoodle has honored the same.