The daughter of TV mechanic Shahid Ali, Sania Mirza is set to become India’s first Muslim female fighter pilot and the state’s first IAF female pilot. She was ranked 149th overall on the National Defense Academy (NDA) exam.
“There were only two seats reserved for women in the fighter pilots wing. I couldn’t get a seat on the first try. However, I managed to get a seat on the second try,” Sania Mirza was quoted as saying by ETV Bharat online.
Sania said, “I was inspired by Avani Chaturvedi, India’s first female fighter pilot.” She said: “It’s a myth that only people with good English communication skills get selected for the NDA. If someone like me can do it, anyone can do it. You just need to put in the effort.” Sania further said, “Only two seats were reserved for women in a fighter pilot. I couldn’t take a seat on the first try, but I made a place for myself in these two seats on my second try.”
Sania’s father, Shahid Ali, said: “Sania Mirza considers the country’s first female fighter pilot, Avani Chaturvedi is her role model. From the very beginning, she wanted to be like her. Sania is the second girl from the country who has been selected as a fighter pilot.”
Her mother, Tabassum Mirza, said: “Our daughter has made us and the whole village proud. She fulfills the dream of becoming the first female fighter pilot. She inspired all the girls in the village to follow her dreams.”
Who is Sania Mirza?
Sania Mirza is a resident of Jasovar village, which is under the Mirzapur Dehat Kotwali Police Station. On the NDA exam, she ranked 149. Ella Mirza has brought honor to the district, the state, and the country.
Sania Mirza completed her education from primary to Class 10 at Pandit Chintamani Dubey Inter College in the village. She then attended GuruNanak Girls Inter College in the city. In UP Board 12, she was the first in the district. She began her training at the Centurion Defense Academy.
Mirza studied in a Hindi middle school and said that Hindi middle students too can achieve success if they are determined. On December 27, 2022 she will join NDA Khadakwasla in Pune. Her parents and her villagers are very proud of her.
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