We remember India where women spent their entire lives inside the confines of the home or only in the kitchen. Over the years, women have faced oppression and not received enough recognition.
But as time has changed, women are getting recognition in all fields; be it in the military or even in their own home. They are now referred to as “Housewives” instead of “Housewives”.
Here is a list of influential women who were first in their fields.
Tessy Thomas – Missile Lady of India
Tessy Thomas is a name that made India proud by leading the Indian missile project. She is the woman responsible for the successful launch of the Agni-V missile project.
Dipa Karmakar – Indian artistic gymnast
Girls were always taught to behave a certain way, but she grew beyond that. In August 2016, she, Dipa Karmakar, became the first Indian woman to reach an Olympic final. as the first Indian gymnast.
Shanti Devi – Truck Mechanic
It is quite unusual to find a woman in the “mechanic” field, but there is Shanti Devi, who has been repairing trucks for 20 years now.
Deepa Malik – Paralympic winner
We may have been late to give him enough recognition until 2016, when he won a medal at the 2016 Summer Paralympics.
Avani Chaturvedi – the first woman fighter pilot
When the whole society was trying to clip the wings of girls, Avani Chaturvedi became the first woman to fly a fighter jet alone.