Born in an extremely backward caste in 1827 in Maharashtra, Phule fought against social discrimination and strove to promote education among the most deprived communities.
The Chief Minister said the Telangana government was inspired by Mahatma Phule's idea that the socio-economic development could be achieved only through education and equality
The Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao was also giving top priority for education and established 564 residential schools by spending huge amounts.
The Chief Minister said Mahatma Jyotirao Phule not only worked for the upliftment of the oppressed classes but also paved way for a bright future to the coming generations.
The colourful Doodle shows a simple Savitribai spreading her sari 'pallu' wide to encompass women from all sections of society for education and empowerment.