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His birth anniversary was celebrated by garlanding the portrait of Mahatma Jyotiba Phule Rao at the establishment of nominated councilor and former district minister Virendra Singh Saini in Mohalla Ali Nagar of Naugaona Sadat. During this, the District Convener of Bharatiya Janata Party’s National General Contact Campaign, Virendra Singh Saini demanded to change the name of Amroha district. Referring to the biography of Mahatma Jyotiba Phule Rao, he said that Mahatma Jyotiba Phule Rao, who played an important role in ending untouchability from the country and empowering the society, was born on 11 April 1827 in Pune.
His mother’s name was Chimanavai and father’s name was Govindrao. His family worked as a gardener several generations ago. They used to make flower gajras etc. by bringing flowers from Satara to Pune. Hence his generation was known as Phule. Jyotiba was very intelligent. He studied in Marathi, he was a great revolutionary, Indian thinker, social worker, writer and philosopher.
Demand to change the name of Amroha arose
Jyotiba was married to Savitri Bai in 1840. The religious reform movement was in full swing in Maharashtra. At that time the caste system was spread in a very vile form in Maharashtra. People were indifferent about the education of women. She opened the first school in India for girls in Pune Jotiba is credited with opening the first school for girls and Dalits. The people of backward, dalit society demanded that Amroha district should be renamed as Jyotiba Phule by the Uttar Pradesh government. Monu Saini, Sunil Saini, Ram Avtar Saini, Sunny Saini, Prakash Jatav, Rajaram Saini, Narendra Saini etc. were present on this occasion.