This 45-year-old Madhya Pradesh woman fixes tyre punctures and gender stereotypes

Breaking the stereotype, a 45-year-old woman in Madhya Pradesh repairs tyre punctures here to earn her living.

Published: 12th March 2020 03:19 PM  |   Last Updated: 12th March 2020 03:19 PM   |  A+A-

45-year-old Maina Solanki

45-year-old Maina Solanki (Photo | ANI)


MANDSAUR: Breaking the stereotype, a 45-year-old woman repairs tyre punctures here to earn her living.

"My mother and father used to do the same work and after my father passed away, I joined my mother. Later my husband also passed away. I then shifted to my mother's place with my three daughters," said Maina Solanki.

"I have worked day and night. I started wearing pant and a shirt. I never used to think that I am a woman, I just worked extremely hard to earn my livelihood. I have provided education to my daughters and two of them are married now. I have been working for 20-25 years," she said.

However, Solanki's health has started deteriorating.

"This woman is really hardworking. We do not feel good seeing her working. The government should help her," said Vinod Kumar Yadav, a local.

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  • citra

    This is news worthy?
    26 days ago reply
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