Standard Name: Naidu, Sarojini
Birth Name: Sarojini Chattopadhyaya
Married Name: Sarojini Naidu
was an Indian poet and political activist who published in English in the first decades of the twentieth century.
While studying in England in the 1890s, she became acquainted with British writers and , who encouraged her to publish her poems. She began her writing career with three volumes of poetry, published in London and New York, which drew positive attention from critics. These poems, on subjects ranging from nature and love to Krishna and Indian freedom, generally combine Indian images, traditions, and beliefs with European forms and rhythms, though they occasionally also draw from Eastern poetics. 's later publications, primarily political speeches and articles, reflect her increasing commitment to Indian national politics. She is now remembered more for her extensive political activity than for her poetry.
The British Library catalogue spells her name.