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date: 17 September 2019

Hossain, Rokeya Sakhawatlocked

(c. 1880–1932)
  • Sonia Nishat Amin

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Hossain, Rokeya Sakhawat (c. 1880–1932), educationist and social reformer in India, was born Rokeya Khatun in Pairaband, Rangpur district, Bengal, India, the second of three daughters and third of five children of Zahiruddin Abu Ali Haider Saber, landowner, and his wife, Rahatunnessa Sabera Chaudurani...

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