Pakistan-born Neeta Kanwar to fight local polls in India
17, Jan 2020, 9:12 AM IST
Rajasthan: Neeta Kanwar, who is a Pakistan born, is all set to contest the sarpanch election from Natwara gram panchayat which falls under Tonk district, Rajasthan in India. Nita received her Indian citizenship in September 2019 after coming to India way back in 2001 to pursue her education. According to Nita, her father-in-law Thakur Laxman Karan, who has been a sarpanch thrice from Natwara has been her source of inspiration to contest in the election. Nita wants to work towards women empowerment, better education and health facilities.
She completed her education in Ajmer's Sophia college in 2005 and got married in 2011. She studied till class XII in Sindh and then came to India.