The leaders of our country will be seen in the streets asking for votes during the election season with folded hands, but after winning the election, you have to make lakhs of efforts to meet them. At the same time, there are very few leaders who are able to do something on the ground for the people of their area. There has been a leader in history who used to come out of the tonga to listen to the problems of the people. Aruna Asaf Ali was the first woman mayor of Delhi. She became the Mayor of Delhi in 1958. Today is his birthday, let’s know the special things related to him-
Took part in the movements against the British Aruna Ganguly went against the family and married Congress leader Asaf Ali in 1928. Aruna was 23 years old at that time. After marriage, Aruna joined her husband in the fight for freedom and also spent time in jail. During the Salt Satyagraha, Aruna was active in public meetings and took out processions. He was also jailed for one year for this. This is 1930. Aruna was still in jail when all political prisoners were being released from jail under the Gandhi-Irwin Pact. The British government did not want to release him from jail, but when there was a big movement in his support, the British were forced to release him from jail. In 1932, the British government again imprisoned Aruna and sent her to Tihar Jail. Aruna was put in solitary confinement in Ambala for going on a hunger strike. In this way, the British kept him away from the freedom struggle of India for a long time.
Became in 1958 the first of Delhi Women Mayer became the first woman mayor of Aruna Delhi in 1958. In 1948, Aruna left the Congress and joined the Socialist Party. Two years later, in 1950, Aruna became a member of the Communist Party of India. Aruna left the party in 1956 after being disillusioned with the Communist Party. In 1975, Aruna was awarded the Lenin Peace Prize.
Aruna used to go out sitting on a tonga, among the public, Aruna used to roam Delhi on the tonga to listen to the problems of the residents. In the process, she also noted hearing problems by people in most of the Delhi streets Kuchen