Married at the tender age of 16, Sarla Thakral was mother to a 4 year old when she created history. In pre -partition times, the young woman took off in the two-seater plane in 1936 in Lahore.
Back in 1936, when aspirations and dreams of women were chained, equality and women’s empowerment were merely arbitrary concepts, 21-year-old…
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Here is a peak into Sarla Thakral’s life, who rose to fame as India’s first woman pilot in 1936.