Krishna Kohli became the senator of Pakistan, the first Hindu Dalit woman to win the election in the country where Hindus, who make around 2% of the total country's 200 million population. She was given a ticket from the Pakistan People's Party from the Sindh region.
Krishna's family lived in a small village and her grandfather Rupla Kohli fought a war against the British in the battle of 1857 and at the same time, Krishna's father, Jugnu Kohli, used to be a wage worker. Krishna was married at the age of 16. However, her husband helped her to read further. She got a master's degree in social service from Sindh University and later joined the social service.
She had joined the PPP (Pakistan People’s Party) as a social activist along with her brother, who was later elected as Chairman of Union Council Berano. Ms. Kohli had actively participated and worked for the rights of downtrodden people of marginalized communities living in Thar and other areas day and night that had made her everyone's favorite and helped to win.
After this win, a streak of congratulations to Krishna on social media has begun. Famous Pakistani journalist Hamid tweeted, a Hindu woman senator has elected. She is the first Dalit Hindu woman to achieve this achievement. All credit goes to Bilawal Bhutto.
On being elected to the country's Senate, Krishna Kumar expressed her feelings and said that she is so happy that she can not describe in words. She said that it is a dream come true and she could never think that she would be chosen for the Senator.