Women, often cited as the God’s most beautiful creation, tend to rule many domains of the world. Shockingly, some Indians fail to appreciate the flair of women and make them face absurd adversities. However, now the stereotypical outlook for women in India has been shattered. Over the years our country has seen women, who broke all the barriers and made it so big that history cannot forget them. Be it politics, army or science, Indian women have excelled everywhere.
We bring you 12 such badass women, who made history.
Laxmi Sehgal-Freedom fighter
Phoolan Devi-The Bandit Queen
Iron Sharmila-The Iron lady of Manipur
Kiran Bedi-The Game Changer
Neerja Bhanot- A martyr
Ahilyabai Holkar- Warrior Queen of Indore
Savitri Bai Phule-The first woman teacher
Shanti Tigga- First Woman Jawan of Indian Army
Sunitha Krishnan- Rape survivor to survivor
Sarla Thakral- First pilot of India
Alisha Abdullah- India’s first female racing champion
Tessy Thomas- First woman head of Missile Project
The one thing common in all these women is sheer conviction towards what they love. They repeatedly shattered the patriarchal perspective of the stereotypical Indian minds and braved through the male-dominated surroundings. Women club bravery with care, love and motherly attitude. This blend of outstanding qualities is women’s greatest strength and indeed what makes them God’s miraculous creation.