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She was one of the first female graduates from India during British Empire. She was also the first South Asian female physician to be trained in western medicine. She was the daughter of Brahmo reformer Braja Kishore Basu. Identify her.

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  • Kadambini Ganguly was the very first Indian female doctor who practised with a degree in western medicine.
  • She was born in a Brahmo family and had her school education in Dacca and Calcutta and graduated from the University of Calcutta.
  • Her lectures made Calcutta Medical College finally open its doors to women and was also the first female speaker at the Indian National Congress.

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