'Breaking the Taboo': J&K's First Woman Driver Takes the Wheel

Pooja Devi, a resident of remote belt of tehsil Basohli in Kathua district, had been passionate about cars and buses since she was a teenager. On Thursday, she drove a private bus from Kathua to Jammu with passengers on board. “Nowadays, women are flying jet planes and combat aircrafts. I wanted to break the taboo that only men can drive passenger buses,” she told reporters. PHOTOS: Mir Imran/GK