New Delhi, March 23, 2018: Meet Shanaz Khan who recently became the youngest and first MBBS Sarpanch in Bharatpur district, Rajasthan. Last week, the 24-year-old defeated her opponent by 195 votes to emerge victorious in the sarpanch elections. Meanwhile, Shanaz is not the first one to be elected as the Sarpanch in Rajasthan. Earlier, Chavi Rajawat gathered top headlines by becoming the first MBA holder to win the Sarpanch election.
HERE’S WHAT THE 24-YEAR-OLD SARPANCH SAID:
“I am happy that I have got the opportunity to serve my people. My priorities will be the education of girls and sanitation. I want to set an example for girls on how education can help in so many ways,” the newly elected Sarpanch told ANI according to www.indiatoday.in
CAREER AS A DOCTOR:
Being the Sarpanch would not affect her career as a doctor, said Shanaz.
HOW TO APPLY FOR THE POST OF SARPANCH:
To contest the elections for the post of Sarpanch in Rajasthan, the nominee should at least be matrix pass.
As per Financial Express’s report, Khan comes from a political family with her grandfather holding the post of Sarpanch for 55 years while her father is the head of the village. The 24-year-old’s mother has been an MLA from Rajasthan.
MORE ABOUT SHANAZ KHAN’S QUALIFICATION:
As per reports, Shanaz is currently pursuing MBBS from the Tirthankar Mahavir Medical College in Moradabad, Uttar Pradesh.
Further, she has completed a majority of her schooling from Shriram School, Gurugram and did her 12th from Delhi Public School, Maruti Kunj.
PROMOTING ‘BETI PADHAO, BETI BACHAO’
Moreover, the 24-year-old Shanaz also emphasised on taking necessary steps to promote the ‘Beti Padhao, Beti Bachao’ movement in the area, where girls have long been deprived of education.
“Shahnaz said that people still do not send their daughters to school and so she wants to work for educating girls. It will set an example to all those parents who have neglected their daughter’s education,” as reported by Times of India.