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Sudhatai Joshi Goan Freedom Fighter

Sudhatai Joshi Goan Freedom Fighter was born on 14 January 1918 in Goa. Any discussion about Goa’s freedom campaign, or for that concern any movement that was crucial in developing the state’s destiny, and you will discover that the position and actions represented by women are once in a blue moon honored and glorified. The truth is that there is a complete group of particularly respected, famous women who suffered indescribable bodily and subliminal cruelty and torture in their journey for the more glorious good of their country. 

Sudhatai Joshi Goan Freedom Fighter
Sudhatai Joshi Goan Freedom Fighter

A declaration to the courage and fearlessness of Goan women independence warriors can be discovered in the statute book of the odious court of justice del regimiento National military tribunal built by the Portuguese government in Panaji, Goa, to prosecuted, amongst others, those included in the freedom fight. 

Sudha Joshi, was also famously called ‘Sudhatai’ or ‘Aunt Sudha’, was a freedom fighter and is principally commemorated for her character in the freedom exertion of Goa in 1955. She was born in the village in Goa, to a middle-class family. She had no confirmed learning but her father presented her with some education till she was wedded at the age of 13 to Mahadev Shastri Joshi.

Amongst the more outstanding is Sudha Madhav Joshi, commonly acknowledged as Sudhatai, from Ponda. Sudhatai was detained at the Mapusa backyard park for leading the Indian flag. Her case was exceptional as she was condemned to 10 years incarceration and struck with a punishment of 20 escudos every day, with an added stoppage of all her political benefits for 20 years, including internment the state of being confined as a prisoner, especially for political or military reasons for two years on territories of security standards. 

Women Freedom Fighter of India
Women Freedom Fighter of India

On 6th April 1955, a Satyagraha movement was introduced in Goa below the charismatic powerful leadership of Sudhatai Joshi who was the President of the NCG at Mapusa. Kumudini Paiguinker, Shalini Lolienker, Ambikabai Dandekar these women were also associated with this Satyagraha. Sudhatai was to approach a conference at Mapusa in Goa, and the governments had prior information of this. They viewed the borders sparingly, hoping to catch her, but she blundered through the barrier and succeeded to discuss the assemblage. 

Scantily had she started, however, when the policemen broke up the conference and she was detained, attacked, and imprisoned her for 12 years. There she fought to have the part in a public protest meeting or march handled as political detainees. The pressure was made to head on the Portuguese sovereignty in India power by the Indian government and other groups, and Sudhatai was released in 1959. The courage of this heroine was appreciated all across the nation at that time.