Modi complements Sireesha Gajini, woman driver of Oxygen Express

Last Updated: Sunday, 30 May 2021 (22:44 IST)
Bengaluru: Prime Minister Narendra Modi, in his 'Mann ki Baat' interacted with Loco Pilot Ms who drove Oxygen Express.

He complimented her as an embodiment of woman power.

The Prime Minister stated that mothers and sisters would be proud to hear that one is being run fully by women. Every woman in the country will feel proud of that. Not just that, every Indian will feel proud.
 
Ms Sireesha expressed Railways has been supportive in this endeavour & facilitated quick transport through 'Green corridor' for Oxygen Express.
 
Responding to the Prime Minister, she said that her parents were her inspiration. Her father encouraged all his children Viz., all three daughters to study well and supported them in their professional ambitions, she stated.
 
Loco Pilot Sireesha Gajini, Asst Loco Pilot Aparna NP, Asst Loco Pilot Neelam Kumari have been part of various Oxygen Express trains driven from Jolarpettai Jn to Bengaluru.
 
They have taken up the responsibility when their turn came up, for driving these trains, readily. These women who have forayed into what was till now considered as the forte of men will emerge as shining examples of hope for numerous girls dreaming of a career in Railways, in frontline roles. (UNI)