Indian First Ladies-Selvi Gowda – Former child bride becomes India’s ‘first female taxi driver’

Leaving a life of abuse to become Karnataka’s first female taxi-driver, Selvi Gowda is the protagonist of award-winning documentary “Driving with Selvi”. Her journey has been courageous and she has transformed her life and has led by example. Selvi became a taxi-driver in 2004 with the support of Mysore-based NGO and later co-founded a women’s taxi service.

She was honored with INDIAN WOMEN ACHIEVERS AWARD by the President of India on January 20, 2018 at New Delhi.

Source: PIB

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