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Chamar/Dalit in Politics

Krishna Kohli
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Krishna KohliMember of the Senate of PakistanIncumbent Assumed office
12 March 2018Personal detailsBorn1 February 1979 (age 39)NationalityPakistaniPolitical partyPakistan Peoples PartyAlma materUniversity of SindhNickname(s)Kishoo BaiKrishna Kumari Kohli (Sindhi: ڪرشن ڪماري ڪوهلي‎ Urdu: کرشنا کماری کوہلی‬‎; born 1 February 1979), also known by the nickname Kishoo Bai, is a Pakistani politician who has been the member of the Senate of Pakistan since March 2018. She is the first Hindu Dalit woman and the second Hindu woman to hold this position. She is known for her campaigns for women's rights and against bonded labour. Early life and educationKohli was born on 1 February 1979 to a poor family hailing from a village in Nagarparkar.When she was a child and a student of grade three, she and her family were held captive for three years as bonded labourers in a private jail allegedly owned by a landlord in Umerkot District.…