"She wandered around in Mumbai, Jabalpur and across Maharashtra, went to all government offices asking for a job. Everywhere she went, she was asked about certificates, but she had nothing except the one sari she wore. Those were the darkest days of her life. She was hungry, with no proper clothes and no place to stay.

But she was sure about one thing — she would not go to a Congress office and ask for money. "

saraswati ramaswamy

Shobha Warrier  presents the story of a freedom fighter Saraswathy Ramaswamy in a rediff special.