Google’s tribute to India’s first practicing female doctor

Rukhmabai Raut became the first practising female doctor in colonial India, while Anandibai Joshi was the first Indian female doctor, because she could not actually practice owing to her early and untimely death. Today, Google doodle honoured Raut on her 153rd birth anniversary

Google’s tribute to India’s first practicing female doctorBorn on this day in 1864, Rukhmabai Raut, was one of the first women doctors to practice medicine in British India. She was not afraid to stand up for everything she believed in. Google doodle dedicated an illustration to Raut on its homepage in India, showing a woman with a stethoscope around her neck, with two […]