When 300 women repaired a runway overnight

During the India Pakistan war of 1971, 300 village women repaired a runway which helped India win the war.

Women at work in Bhuj. Source-https://pbs.twimg.com/media/Eox05iRVgAAQo0v.jpg

It was the middle of nowhere in the west of India. In the dark cover of night, some 300 people were working on something.




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