Labourer''s daughter becomes air hostess, joins Air India

Bhopal, Feb 20 (PTI) Beating odds stacked heavilyagainst her, a daughter of a labourer has become aninternational air hostess.

Roshni Sapkal, 22, has become an air hostess with publiccarrier Air India Express, and is now posted in Mumbai sinceFebruary 1, her father Prakash Sapkal told PTI today.

Roshni did her schooling from government girls highersecondary school at Barkhera and graduation in arts fromgovernment college in Bhopal, said Prakash, who works withPublic Works Department as a daily wage-earner.

"My daughter did her schooling in Hindi medium andstudied hard to master English in order to realize her dreamof flying," he said.

Roshni did a course at Frankfinn Institute of AirHostess Training in Bhopal.

The family did not have much resources to support herambition, with her father earning just Rs 5000-6000 a month.

Prakash has a son too. But the girl did not let thecircumstances hinder her, a proud Prakash said. PTI LAL KRK

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