Subhadra Kumari Chauhan had a special place among the great poets of Hindi literature. She has been decorated with the National Poetess.
Subhadra Kumari Chauhan took birth on August 16, 1904, in Nihalpur of Prayagraj (Allahabad) in the house of Thakur Ramnath Singh.
She was married to a writer, Thakur Lakshman Singh Chauhan of Khandwa, on February 20, 1919, at 16 years old.
Subhadra Kumari Chauhan, along with her husband, in 1921, joined Mahatama Gandhi’s Non-Cooperation Movement. She was the first female Satyagrahi.
She had published 88 poems and 46 short stories.
The following is a list of collections of poems.
– Khilonewala – Tridhara – Mukul (1930) – Yeh Kadamb Ka Ped
Jhansi Ki Rani’ is her most famous poem, describing the life of Rani Lakshmi Bai. Chauhan wrote in the Khariboli dialect of the Hindi language.