Urmillaben Bhatt was born on 11-04-1921 at Mandvi Surat, and lived life like a white Nun till her death in year 25-05-1998. She did her graduation in B.A (English)
She was Inspired by Ravisankar Maharaj and stayed away from popularity and fame; popularly know by Kikeben creates a first image of simple lady clad in white khadi embraced by Gandhian philosophy
a lady of love and natural affection for poor tribal people.
She had a very small married life and after her husbands death at early age of 22 years she renounce and devoted her entire life in serving tribal people of
sourthern gujarat in area of dense forest of Dharampur, Dang, Pindwal, Nani Vahial, Vasanda, Mandvi.
It were the days when sunlight will not touch ground and you survive by eating jungle berries called karamda.
A daughter of freedom fighter Premshankar Bhatt she was five time elected as Member of Gujarat Legislature Assembly
and served as MLS in state of Maharastra. She was one among the first lady minister in Government of Gujarat and handled portfolio of Roads & Buildings, Jails, Social Welfare.
In year 1948 on appeal of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel and Morarjibhai Desai she started her mission of educating Tribal People and started 250 lok shalla (public school)
under trees with no infrastructes That were the days when she travelled in dense forest for days together on bullock carts, and feed herself with jungle fruit karamda. At time of Death she had one bed room flat and only her work to mourn.