12 Indian Women Who Stood As Groundbreakers By Fighting All Odds

There are many women across the world that stood as inspiration for ages, let that be with their humanity or with their deeds, or their achievements.  They inspire the young generations to do better and good in life.  Today we are here with 10 such women who stood as groundbreakers by fighting all odds.

Gauri Sawant

Gauri Sawant has now become the talk of the town after her appearance in the ad by Vicks.  Gauri is a third gender woman and has an inspiring story to say.  She adopted a girl child and was raising her since 10 years.  She is also an activist of LGBTQ community in India.

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Prithika Yashini

Praithika has been in news for her legal fight to join Tamil Nadu Police Academy, being a transgender.  She is now appointed as SI at Dharmapuri district in TN.

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Reshma Qureshi

Reshma Qureshi is an acid attack survivor who set an example for other acid attack survivors by walking done the aisle last year.  The 19-year-old girl has walked on the ramp at New York Fashion Week and inspired many like her.

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Arunima Sinha

In 2011, she lost her leg after being pushed from a running train.  She never gave up and made her dream of climbing Mount Everest true in 2013.  She was even awarded with Padma Shri for her determination.

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Priya Jhingan

Priya Jhingan is the first women to join Indian Army.  She made way for many young girls out there to dream by joining Army in 1992.

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Senorita Nongpluh

Senorita is the youngest scorer in the football national league.  She has played against the biggies of Indian football team and grabbed the attention of many at just the age of 12.

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Sunitha Krishnan

Sunitha Krishnan is a rape survivor and has suffered sexual assault many a times.  She now runs an anti-trafficking organization named Prajwala that protects the women and children who are victims of trafficking.

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Kiran Mazumdar Shaw

Kiran at the tender age of 25 has started Biocon India out of her garage and she is now the richest women in India.  Her name was also listed in most influential people in the world of business.

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Kiran Bedi

Kiran Bedi has become a household name after her stunt as first female IPS officer.  She served the country for 35 years.

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Saarah Hameed Ahmed

Saarah Hameed is the first Muslim woman to become a pilot in India.  She is just 25 when she made her dream come true and flied high in the air.  At the age of 18, she enrolled in a flying school in US and after a long fight she finally pursued her dream.

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P V Sindhu

P V Sindhu has made the entire country proud with her stunt at Rio Olympics 2016.  She won silver medal at the Rio last year at the age of 21 and she is the first women to get silver for the country.

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Sakshi Malik

At the age of 24, Sakshi Malik won bronze at the Olympics.  She is the first Indian female wrestler to win a medal at Rio.

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Published by Mamatha on 11 Apr 2017

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