A Pakistani Hindu has become the first police officer from her community.
Pushpa Kohli has been posted as the Assistant Sub Inspector (ASI) in Sindh after passing the provincial competitive examinations taken by hundreds of other candidates, Geo News reported.
The news of her appointment was first shared by Pakistani human rights activist and blogger Kapil Dev on his Twitter handle on Tuesday.
“Pushpa Kolhi has become the first woman from the Hindu community who has qualified provincial competitive examination and become Assistant Sub Inspector in Sindh Police. More power to her!” Dev tweeted.
More About First Hindu ASI
As per one Twitter user who shared information on the first Hindu woman ASI’s background, Pushpa is a small-town girl from Samaro, Sindh. Samaro is a small ‘taluka’ (an administrative subdivision) in Umerkot district.
“Being a female and that too from minority, Pushpa has overcome all the stereotypes and social barriers to achieve his goal. We, the people of Samaro, are proud of Pushpa.”
First Hindu Female Judge
Earlier, in January, Suman Pawan Bodani appointed the country’s first ever Hindu female civil judge after she passed an examination for induction of judicial officers.
Last year, Krishna Kumari Kohli, a Hindu woman became the first non-Muslim female to win a women reserved seat in Senate of Pakistan.
Other Pakistani took to Twitter to congratulate Pushpa for being the first Hindu lady ASI.