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Ordinary Indian Girls Who Achieved Extraordinary Feats In 2021

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inspiring indian girls 2021: 2021 has been a year of achievements for young girls and women across the country who have proved their mettle. Breaking gender barriers and traditional stereotypes, here are five inspiring girls who made the country proud in 2021 by becoming a positive role model for girls in their communities.
  1. Bihar girl learns to write with her toes
Girl Writes With Toes

Tanu Kumari writes with toes

After losing both her hands in an accident, a 14-year-old girl hailing from Bihar’s Patna is putting a strong fight by learning to write with her toes. Tanu Kumari lost her hands 7 years ago. She was playing at the terrace when she accidentally touched live wires due to which she lost her hands. She soon started learning how to do her daily chores with her legs and how to write using one’s toes. Here’s the full story.

2. A seven-year-old girl donates her savings to Karnataka CM

Dhavani N, a seven-year-old girl, from Karnataka recently offered her savings to the Chief Minister of the State, Basavaraj Bommai, for fixing the potholes in the city of Bengaluru. She had made this offer exactly two years after her mother’s accident, who suffered from a fracture in her leg due to a pothole. Read more about it here. 

3. Vanisha Pathak emerges as Bhopal CBSE topper despite losing parents to COVID 

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Vanisha Pathak with her brother

Vanisha made her parents proud by becoming one of Bhopal’s CBSE Class Xth toppers in 2021. Unfortunately, her parents succumbed to COVID-19 in May during the second wave and couldn’t be a part of the daughter’s success. She scored 99.8%. in class X exams with a perfect 100 in English, Sanskrit and Science. She scored 97 in Maths. In an interview with TOI, she said that she has to overcome her grief and move ahead in life for her younger brother. Read more about her.

4. Milk seller’s daughter Kalpana makes to the Indian Statistical Services 

Kalpana, daughter of a milk seller, hailing from Haryana’s Hisar received a whopping All India Rank 12, in the Indian Statistical Service Exam in 2021. The results were announced by the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC). She performed well in the exams without enrolling in any coaching or seeking any external aid. Read more about it here. 

5. UP Girl who rowed boat to school

Class 11 Girl Rows Boat

UP Girl rows boat

Sandhya is a ‌student of class 11 from Gorakhpur’s Bahrampur region who used to row her boat 800 metres in Rapti river daily to reach her school from her house in Bahrampur area of the district. She didn’t want to miss school due to flooding in her area. Her video had gone viral on social media and a lot of netizens praised her for her determination. Read more about the powerful girl here.


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