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A role model means “a person looked to by others as an example to be imitated”. A good role model has high moral values and is confident. Good role models have a healthy appreciation of their accomplishments. A good role model is hard working, respectfull, optimistic and creative. There are numerous women in India who serve role models for the younger generation.
1. Rani Lakshmibai: She was one of the leading warriors in India’s first war of independence. She was a perfect example for bravery and courage. She was good at martial arts, horse riding, target shooting, and sword fighting.
2. Sarojini Naidu: Famously known as the nightingale of India, she was a renowned freedom fighter. She was a noted poet and one of the greatest orators of her time. She was the first woman to become the President of the Indian National Congress and also the governor of a state in India.
3. Kamaladevi Chattopadhyay: She was a social reformer freedom fighter and actor. A pup on she is remembered for her phenomenal role in reviving the traditional handicrafts of India during the post independence era.
4. Fatheema Beevi: The first female judge to be appointed to the Supreme court of India. She also served as a member of the National Human Rights Commission and as governor of tamilnadu upon her retirement.
5. Mother Teresa: She is an inspiration for people all around The World for her selfless work among the poverty-stricken people of Kolkata. She was honoured with Nobel peace prize.
6. Shakuntala Devi: A mathematical Prodigy who was known as a human computer for her complex problem-solving skills without the aid of any mechanical device.
7. Sita Sahu: A teenager who is the double special Olympics medalist for the 200 and 4* 400-meter relay races. She stumbled while walking but sprinted like a colt.
8. Bachendri Pal: The first Indian woman to reach the summit of Mount Everest. After that, she successfully let an all-women team to the summit, a rafting expedition down the Ganges River and 4000 km transit of the Himalayas.