Bhikaiji Cama, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Bhikaiji Cama

Indian activist

Date of Birth: 24-Sep-1861

Place of Birth: Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

Date of Death: 13-Aug-1936

Profession: politician

Zodiac Sign: Libra

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About Bhikaiji Cama

  • Bhikaiji Rustom Cama (24 September 1861 – 13 August 1936) was one of the prominent figures in the Indian independence movement. Madam bikaji Cama was born in Bombay (now Mumbai) in a large, well-off Parsi family.
  • Her parents, Sorabji Framji Patel and Jaijibai Sorabji Patel, were well known in the city, where her father Sorabji—a lawyer by training and a merchant by profession—was an influential member of the Parsi community. She was invited to hoist the flag over the parliament in Germany. Like many Parsi girls of the time, Bhikhaiji attended Alexandra Native Girl's English Institution.
  • Bhikhaiji was by all accounts a diligent, disciplined child with a flair for languages. On 3 August 1885, she married Rustom Cama, who was the son of K.
  • R.
  • Cama.
  • Her husband was a wealthy, pro-British lawyer who aspired to enter politics.
  • It was not a happy marriage, and Bhikhaiji spent most of her time and energy in philanthropic activities and social work.

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