The birth anniversary of Jyoti Rao Govindrao Phule, a key figure in the social reform movement in Maharashtra, was also celebrated with due dignity in the state on Tuesday at the initiative of the BJP. Jyotirao Govindrao Phule was an Indian social activist, businessman, anti-caste social reformer and writer from Maharashtra. He eradicated untouchability and caste system and educated women and oppressed castes. He and his wife Savitribai Phule pioneered women’s education in India In Phule 1848, Tatya Saheb started his first sukla for girls in a crowded residence or Bhidewada in Pune. He, along with his followers formed the Satyashodaka Samaj to achieve equal rights for the lower castes People of all religions and castes could be a part of this association, which worked for the betterment of the oppressed classes.
Phule is regarded as an important figure in the social reform movement in Maharashtra Today his birth day is celebrated across the state on the initiative of BJP His birthday is celebrated today in every booth office, mandal office.