The smart governors – Chhavi Rajawat | Monocle

  • Date:November, 2012

Monocle, July-August 2012

The smart governors – Chhavi Rajawat, Soda, Rajasthan, India

In her aviator sunglasses, Chhavi Rajawat cuts a curious figure in her ancestral village in rural Rajasthan. After all, it’s not common for a young, MBA-educated single woman to give up a highly paid private sector job to become an official village head, or “sarpanch”. But that is exactly what Rajawat did two years ago.

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