Saloni Aswani Biography is the story of a remarkable Indian Princess. Saloni Aswani became the first woman to perform a hand-scraped calligraphy, by hand, on an ivory tablet. She did this at Birla Temple in Shimla, India. Saloni Aswani’s achievement helped her perform a hand-scraped calligraphy on other tablets and hence the technique was known as Asvamedha or Sattva. Saloni Aswani’s dedication to her father and her country are what have led to her achievements.
Saloni Aswani’s father, Babu Asvamedha Nayak was a renowned Kolisari (lawyer) and held the post of the Vice President of India. Saloni was given the surname of “Nayaka”. She had two younger siblings, Subodh and Velayudham. Saloni was educated at the Sanskrit University in Kolkata.
Bra Size & Body Measurements
|Bra Size||34 B|
|Waist Size||24 Inches|
|Hips Size||34 Inches|
|Shoe Size||8 (US)|
|Body Measurements||34-24-34 inches|
Saloni had studied Art, Mathematics and Sanskrit and in that year she was conferred with the Padma Shri for her exemplary academic performance and excellent handwriting skills. After getting the Padma Shri she went on to study calligraphy under Narsimha Das. During this time Saloni began to work on her family’s plantations. She married Offah Jamad Khan al Awad and was made by the Acting Governor of Lucknow. Saloni was very strict about her clothing and restricted the women to wear any kind of headgear.
Saloni Aswani’s life was marked by extremes. She was known to be fanatical about Lord Krishna and was devoted to his causes. She even went to the extent of wearing a sari just to please him. Her size and physical beauty attracted a lot of admirers and they even went to the extent of gifting her a diamond set.
Saloni was passionate about medicine and used to go for long walks in the evenings. She was fond of herbal medicines and used to cook medicines in a concoction. Saloni Aswani’s biggest challenge however was to maintain her bra size. She had a very difficult time because of this and at one point she actually gave up on trying to fit into anything despite repeated efforts. When news of her death reached the royal household, it depressed them and they realized that Saloni Aswani had given up her quest for happiness.
Saloni Aswani is buried at her house at Alasi in Nasik district of Rajasthan. Her grave has a small garden at her backyard. Her request for a big funeral was refused and she was buried alone. Her sisters had planned to build a small marble tomb in her honor but that could not be realized. They have now decided to build a temple at her tomb.