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Google honours Indian swimmer Arati Saha with a doodle

IndiaTimes Thursday, 24 September 2020
Google on Thursday remembered Indian swimmer Arati Saha who became the first Asian woman to swim across the English Channel on her 80th birth anniversary. Thereafter, she became the first woman to be awarded the Padma Shri. In 1999, the Indian postal department celebrated her conquest by bringing out a postage stamp of ₹ 3 denomination.
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In 1940 on September 24th was born Arati Saha, an Indian long distance swimmer whose birthday Google is celebrating with a doodle today. Arati Saha became the first Asian woman to swim across the English Channel, a swimming goal that many have attempted and only a handful have achieved. She became...

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