Google Doodle celebrates Annie Besant’s birth anniversary

New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANS) Google Doodle on Thursday celebrated British writer and women’s rights activist Annie Besant’s 168th birth anniversary by portraying an older Besant on a chair.

The Doodle in light shade of green-blue showed Besant holding an edition of New India newspaper, which she edited, targeting the colonial rule in India.

A prominent British socialist, Besant who was also a theosophist and orator, supported Irish and Indian self-rule. She was deeply involved in the Indian independence movement and became president of the Indian National Congress in 1917.

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