What gifts did mother India give to the world as told in the poem “The Gift of India” by Sarojini Naidu?
As mentioned in Naidu’s poem, the rich gifts that Mother India gave the world are the raiment, grain and gold. This refers to all the resources from agricultural productions to priceless metals which the foreign colonisers took to their country while they were ruling India. She also mentions her soldier sons whom she had sent to foreign lands to fight for others in the World Wars.
Priceless treasures torn from my breast,
And yielded the sons of my stricken womb
The rich gifts which mother India gave the world are the priceless treasures like precious cloth, grain and gold, and also her sons as soldiers to fight someone else’s war.