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We The People: Girl From Haryana Paves The Way For Women's Rights

Jyoti, who became the first woman to graduate from Garhi Khajur village in Haryana’s Karnal district, is now a community leader

Jyoti, Women Power

Garhi Khajur in Haryana’s Karnal district is home to around 4,000 residents. But it took 25-year-old Jyoti in 2019 to became the village’s first woman to graduate.

“We have no transport services available inside or around the village. Few of us girls had to fight our parents to allow us to walk five-six kms to school,” said Jyoti.

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