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The Braveheart

Years ago, Manjeet Kaur Bal selflessly quit her plush World Bank job to serve the people of Chhattisgarh. Her work during the pandemic helped save lives and made the state better prepared for the second wave

It takes a special kind of selflessness to quit a cushy job at an international organisation to serve people in India’s hinterland. Manjeet Kaur Bal of Samerth Charitable Trust did exactly that when she left her World Bank job behind to work for the welfare of the people of Chhattisgarh.