Jammu and Kashmir: 30-year-old Pooja Devi drives a bus; makes everyone stand up and take notice

First Published Dec 26, 2020, 4:30 PM IST

A brave woman in Jammu and Kashmir has become a driver. 

<p>The bus is running where people shy away from going. Everyone is appreciating it.</p>

The bus is running where people shy away from going. Everyone is appreciating it.

<p>In fact, the name of this girl is 30-year-old Pooja Devi, who hails from Sandhar village in Basohli, a mountainous region of Kathua district. Like men, when one sees Pooja Devi driving a bus on the Kathua-Jammu route, she does not appreciate it.&nbsp;</p>

In fact, the name of this girl is 30-year-old Pooja Devi, who hails from Sandhar village in Basohli, a mountainous region of Kathua district. Like men, when one sees Pooja Devi driving a bus on the Kathua-Jammu route, she does not appreciate it. 

<p>She has been driving a car since she was 18 years old. But the family did not support her and did not let him become a driver. I was not educated enough to do any other job.&nbsp;</p>

She has been driving a car since she was 18 years old. But the family did not support her and did not let him become a driver. I was not educated enough to do any other job. 

<p>Pooja Devi’s in-laws and parents protested. But now they praise her.</p>

Pooja Devi’s in-laws and parents protested. But now they praise her.

<p>Pooja said that she wants to get women out of this kind of mindset so that all women can take their dream flight.&nbsp;<br />
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Pooja said that she wants to get women out of this kind of mindset so that all women can take their dream flight. 
 

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