Rokeya Sakhawat Hossain Widely regarded as Bengal?s earliest and boldest feminist writer, Rokeya Sakhawat Hossain (1880?1932) was a woman of many talents. She was a pioneering and creative educationist. The school she founded in Kolkata, the Sakhawat Memorial School for Girls, still thrives. She was also a social activist, who organized middle-class women in undertaking slum development and training poor women in income-generating activities. Her best-known publications are Sultana?s Dream (1905), Padmarag (1924), and Abarodhbasini (1931). She is an iconic figure in South Asia, especially among Bengalis in Bangladesh and India.

Sultana's Dream and Padmarag (Modern Classics (Penguin)) by Rokeya Sakhawat Hossain ₹250