4 Women of Jaipur Who Will Truly Inspire You to Follow Your Dreams

A newly born girl, a father’s daughter, a sister, a wife – at all stages is a precious piece of someone’s heart. A woman is one of the finest creations and an epitome of selfless love. This Women’s Day, let’s celebrate with the stories of women who have fought against all odds to shine and get equal recognition around the society.

  1. Manju

After her husband’s death, Manju took over his job as a coolie and is Rajasthan’s first proud women coolie. A mother to three earns for her family by working from 5pm to 9 pm at the Jaipur Railway Station. With the support of her male counterparts she is now a strong woman earning for her and her kids livelihood.

Coolie

Image Credit : http://www.ndtv.com/jaipur-news/meet-manju-rajasthans-first-woman-coolie-516701

  1. Veenu Paliwal

Seeing a woman bike rider that too of a bike like Harley Davidson, is a great story in itself. Veenu, the Lady of Harley (Dunes Chapter – Harley Davidson) has got down to break all the stereotypes and follow her passion, thus being an inspiration to all the others.

Veenu paliwal

Image Credit : www.bhaskar.com

  1. Meera Devi

Meera Devi, is another lady who has struggled in her life from a meek housewife to a confident businesswoman to keep her family stabilize by selling Kanji Bada in the walled city.

Meera Devi

Image Credit : http://jaipurwomenblog.org/

  1. Lady Cab Drivers

With the women taking on the wheels, Jaipur has a group of lady cab drivers – Sakha, who have been trained as cab drivers and chauffer services by the initiative of Azad Foundation. The women from poor background have come up strongly despite of their families concern to get independent and stand on their feet.

Cab Drivers

Image Credit : azadfoundation.com

 

 

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