Meet Krishna Kumari Kohli, the first Dalit woman to make it to Pakistan Senate


Krishna Kumari Kohli has made history by becoming the first Dalit woman to make it to Pakistan Senate. Kohli, 39, is a member of Bilawal Bhutto Zardari-led Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) and she was elected senator on a women’s seat from Sindh. Kohli’s victory is a milestone for the Hindus in the country as Pakistan’s Hindus make up only around two percent of the country’s 20 crore people. Twitter has been lauding the inclusion of a woman from the minority background. “Kudos to PPP for electing #KrishnaKohli…. Our parliament should have representatives of all religions, classes & genders in pursuit…

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