The life of fearless, courageous and the first woman IPS officer of the country Kiran Bedi.
This is to say of Kiran Bedi.
Perhaps it is due to her similar great ideas and passion that she has the distinction of being the first woman IPS in the country. At the time when the police department was dominated by men, during this time, he had pointed to the change in society by becoming an IPS.
Kiran Bedi not only raised the issue of women empowerment as a police officer, including improving the condition of prisoners, but she has also presented herself as a strong politician and a great social worker.
Let's know about the life of Kiran Bedi, the country's first woman IPS, known for her philanthropic works.
Birth, family and early life of Kiran Bedi - Ips Kiran Bedi History
Kiran Bedi was born on June 9, 1949 in Amritsar, Punjab to achieve the distinction of being the first woman IPAS in the country. His father Prakash Lal Pareshwariya was a cloth merchant as well as a tennis player.
Kiran started playing tennis from an early age, encouraged by her father. At the same time, his mother Prem Lata was a housewife. Kiran also has three sisters. Among her sisters, Rita is a tennis player and Anu is also a tennis player. At the same time, Kiran Bedi's parents faced many struggles to teach and teach their daughters in the male-dominated country.
However, Kiran Bedi lived up to her parents' expectations and proved her talent not only in education but also in sports.
Kiran Bedi's education - Kiran Bedi Education
Kiran Bedi did her early studies at Sacred Heart Convent School in Amritsar. While at school, Kiran Bedi joined the National Cadet Corps (NCC). In 1968, Kiran Bedi graduated in English from the Government College for Women, Amritsar. In 1970, Kiran Bedi earned a master's degree in political science from Punjab University and she was a topper during this time.
TBedi completed his law studies from Delhi University in 1988. In 1993, Kiran Bedi did PHD in Social Science from IIT Delhi and wrote a thesis on Drug, Abuse and Domestic Violence.
Kiran Bedi's marriage and children - Kiran Bedi Marriage, Childrens, And Life Story
Kiran Bedi married tennis player Brij Bedi on March 9, 1972. Kiran Bedi met her life partner on the tennis court itself.
During that time both of them became friends while doing tennis practice and then they got married after that. After marriage in 1975 they had a daughter named Saina. However, her husband died of cancer in 2016.
Kiran Bedi as a tennis player - Kiran Bedi as Tennis Player
Kiran Bedi started playing tennis at the age of 9, inspired by her father. Kiran Bedi started her career as a tennis player from the year 1964.
In 1966 Kiran Bedi won the Junior National Lawn Tennis Championship. In 1968, Kiran Bedi won the title of All India Intervention Tennis title.
In 1975, Kiran Bedi won the All India International Women's Lawn Tennis Championship. In 1976, Kiran Bedi won the National Women's Lawn Tennis Championship.
Apart from this, Kiran Bedi has also won the Lionel Fonseca Memorial Trophy in 1973, representing India against Sri Lanka .
Kiran Bedi's major achievements and awards - Kiran Bedi Awards
Kiran Bedi as a social worker - Kiran Bedi as a Social Worker
Kiran Bedi not only works as a police officer but also as a social worker. Some of her social works are as follows- In 2001, she joined the "India Against Corruption" movement led by social activist Anna Hazare.
Kiran Bedi launched an NGO called Navajyoti India Foundation (NIF) for the purpose of de-addiction including women empowerment, raising issues like illiteracy.
Kiran Bedi had also founded the India Vision Foundation in 1994 to improve the condition of prisoners including women reforms, police reforms, prison reforms, rural and community development work.
Kiran Bedi also hosted a TV program 'Aap Ki Kachari' aimed at resolving family disputes.
Kiran Bedi controversy - Kiran Bedi Controversy
In 1982, Kiran Bedi was surrounded by controversies when she cut the challan of the car of the country's first woman Prime Minister Indira Gandhi during her illegal parking drive while on duty in Delhi Traffic Police and later after the inquiry committee said Bedi also refused to transfer the Sub Inspector..
In 1983, Kiran Bedi was surrounded by a lot of controversy when she informally inaugurated the "Zori Bridge" for the people of Goa .
Kiran Bedi, known for her fast-paced nature, had to face a lot of criticism when she went against the prison rules and provided a typewriter to Charles Sobhraj, a fierce criminal of Tihar Jail.
On 26 November 2011, Kiran Bedi was surrounded by a lot of controversy when she was accused of misusing NGO funds and a case was registered in the Delhi Police Crime Bench. The complaint was filed by Delhi lawyer Devinder Singh Chauhan.