A woman is the source of life and the initial form of power. In ancient times, women were equally respected and admired as men. They had the same rights as men. But during the medieval period, her condition declined and she became a victim of many evils. Their condition improved after independence. We are going to tell you about six such women who, after facing adversity and every obstacle, have made a respectable place for themselves in this society.
Famous Indian woman boxer Mary Kam was born on 1 March 1983 in Churachandpur, Manipur. After failing the high school examination, she left school and took the exam from the National Open School. Once she saw some girls boxing with boys, she realized why she could not boxing, then she started learning boxing. After winning for the first time in 2001, she won several medals and awards. Her name today is not an affront to any introduction. A film has also been made on her biography. In which Priyanka Chopra has played the role of Mary Kom.
No one is unfamiliar with the name of Kiran Kher, wife of famous character actor Anupam Kher. She was born on 14 June 1955 in Punjab. Kiran Kher completed his studies from Chandigarh and graduated from the Indian Theater of Punjab. She was first married to industrialist Gautam Berry. After her divorce, she married Anupam Kher. Apart from being an actress, she is associate with many social organizations. Her ‘Ladli’ campaign was against feticide. She campaigned to make people aware of cancer. She stood shoulder to shoulder with Anna Hazare in her anti-corruption movement. In the 2014 Lok Sabha elections, she won as a BJP candidate by defeating his opponents in Chandigarh.
Born on 9 June 1949 in Amritsar, Kiran Bedi was the first woman of India, IPS. Became an officer. She worked in Delhi, Goa, Chandigarh and Mizoram. Their efforts reduced the crimes against women. She served as a traffic police officer during the Asian Games. Launched a campaign called ‘Navjyoti India Foundation’ to oppose drugs. But her name and work added many controversies, so she took voluntary retirement in 2007. She was with Anna Hazare in her movement. She called ‘Aap Ki Kachari’. Conducted the show. She became a BJP member in 2015. Today she is the Governor of Puducherry.
Born on 14 March 1972, Irom Chanu Sharmila is a well-known human rights activist from Manipur. In Malom, they went on hunger strike in protest against the killing of 10 innocent people by the Rifles personnel of Assam. She was on hunger strike for 16 years from 4 November 2000 to 9 August 2016. The government arrested them and started giving food from the nose pipe. On 9 August 1916, seeing the disinterestedness of the people for their struggle, they ended their fast. And announced her entry into politics.
Neerja was born on 7 September 1963 to Harish Bhanot and Rama Bhanot in Chandigarh. She got his early education in Chandigarh and further education in Mumbai. After marriage, their relationship was severed after two months due to dowry. She started work as an air hostess. After 17 hours, after the hijacking of a flight to Karachi, she managed to open the emergency door to save the passengers. She was awarded the Ashoka Chakra for this heroism of Neerja. At the time she attained Virgati, she was only 23 years old. A film was also made on her in which Sonam Kapoor played Neerja.