Krishna Kumari elected Pak's first Hindu Dalit woman Senator

by International | 04-03-2018 | 725 views

Krishna Kumari has become Pakistan's first Hindu Dalit woman Senator after she was elected to the Upper House on Saturday. The 39-year-old had contested from a seat reserved for women from the Sindh province representing the Pakistan Peoples Party. Kumari is a human rights activist .Kohli, who comes from Nagarparkar village in Thar of the Sindh province, was born to a poor peasant family in 1979. She and her family were held captive as bonded labourers for at least three years in a jail run by a landlord when Kohli was a child.

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