Manisha Ropeta, a Hindu woman from the Pakistani Hindu community, made history as she has become the country’s first Hindu Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) after passing competition examinations.
Manisha Ropeta has become the first Hindu woman to be appointed a become a deputy superintendent of police after clearing the Sindh Public Service Commission exam. The 26-year-old is from Jacobabad.
“I had to work very hard, probably harder than others. Sometimes I would feel the day would go by and I had done nothing except studying,” a happy Ropeta told Geo News.
Ropeta quit her profession in medicine to become a police officer. Manisha has bagged 16th position in a merit list of the 152 successful candidates in Public Commission Exams.
She said she has always wanted to do something unique. “It was expected of me to go for MBBS, but when that didn’t plan out I thought of going for DPD because that too is in the field of medicine,” she said.
Ropeta is also interested in poetry. Before Ropeta, Pushpa Kumari from Umerkot district had passed her examination and joined Sindh police as the first Hindu assistant sub-inspector in Sindh police.
Ropeta, who along with her family shifted to Karachi from her hometown some a decade ago, holds a doctorate in Physiotherapy.
After her education, the youngest child of the family started preparing for the competitive exams and managed to make history in the country.
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