10 women from Haryana who made the nation proud
When we are discussing Haryana’s imbalanced sex ratio, girls from the same state are fighting against all odds and made our nation proud at the international platform, and the best part is that inspired others to come forward and choose a career of their wish. Here are 10 Haryanvi girls made the nation proud at the international platform and also changed the conservative image of the state.
The first Indian origin woman astronaut, Kalpana Chawla moved to the US after completing her degree in aeronautical engineering from Punjab Engineering College. Born in Karnal, her childhood said that she is a different girl than other and always like to drew pictures of airplanes that showed her interest. In her short period of life, she went for two space mission and unfortunately never returned from the second mission however her short journey was enough to make India proud.
When we are talking about girls from Haryana, how can we forget about Sushma Swaraj who always become a savior for Indians who are looking for help in the foreign land? Even private companies should learn about her promptness to fix the matter as soon as possible which is unimaginable especially in the field of politics. Just at the age of 25, she became the member of Haryana Legislative Assembly and also was the youngest cabinet minister of the country.
Six girls from one family from Haryana are making the nation proud in the wrestling arena by going against all the odds while it was considered as the male-only game. Phogat sisters that include Geeta Phogat, Babita Kumari, Priyanka Phogat, Ritu Phogat, Vinesh Phogat, and Sangita Phogat first got their training under the family head Mahavir Singh Phogat. They faced immense pressure from their community people however he did not bow down and continued to train his three daughters and nephew Vinesh. They did not disappoint him and won medals in various competition including the commonwealth game.
Born in Rohtak, Haryana she is the former captain of Indian women’s hockey team and also a part of the 2002 commonwealth game where she scored the winning goal that helped the team to win the gold medal. This achievement gave her the name as the golden girl, and under her captainship, India won at a various international hockey tournament.
Another popular face of wrestling not only in Haryana but also in the entire country and became a ray of hope for India after winning the bronze medal in the 2016 Rio Olympic and, also she won the silver medal in the Commonwealth game.
Santosh Yadav is the first Indian woman who climbed the Mount Everest not only once but also twice and the first woman to successfully climb from Kangshung Face. She also saved the life of another man by sharing oxygen during her first mission.
Born in Rohtak, the 2017 Miss World pageant is the best example of beauty with brain and not only a doctor by education but also a multitalented girl that includes painting, writing poem, and dancing. After 17 years, India got another Miss World that surely a matter of pride for us.
Haryana is a state of multitalented girls, and Saina Nehwal is another example of this. Born in Hisar, she got attention due to her continuous success in badminton and became the number one in world ranking after Prakash Padukone. The three times Olympian is the only player in India who won at least one medal in every BWF major individual event including Olympic.
The list would be unfulfilled if we don’t mention about the 90s heartthrob Juhi Chawla, and she not only popular for her expression but also for acting. The 1984 Miss India won Film Fare award twice; One for her acting and another as a new face. She made a unique place in Bollywood as an actress, and her acting skill proved that she didn’t come to the film industry just to show the face.
Source: DD News
Shivangi Pathak, the 17 years girl who becomes the youngest Indian to climb the Mount Everest again proved that everything is possible if you have the will to do it. At the age of 15, she did not even have any resource to know more about mountaineering and stole her brother mobile to know more details and later convinced her parents to take admission in this course.