Krishna Kohli presides over senate session on International Women’s Day

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s first ever Thai-Hindu female Senator Krishna Kumari Kohli is set to preside today’s Upper House senate session coinciding with the International Women’s Day.

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Senator Faisal Javed Khan tweets,“Chairman Senate of Pakistan decided to make our colleague Krishna Kumari Kohli aka Kishoo Bai to Chair the Senate for today on Women’s Day.”

39-year old Kohli, a leader of Pakistan People’s Party (PPP), hails from  Nagarparkar, a village located in Tharparkar and is first-ever Pakistani Senator from a lower strata of Hindu community. Nagarparkar is a place where most women are unable to access life’s basic necessities.

International Women’s Day is annually observed on March 8 globally.

Aurat March 2019 is scheduled to take place all across Pakistan in celebration of International Women’s Day.

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