How these hardy women mechanics are breaking barriers in Nagaland

How these hardy women mechanics are breaking barriers in Nagaland


[Music] women have been rare in the auto repair industry when you see a woman working on your car or motorcycle it might seem strange fondest wrinkles pandian cognac and nín lái cognac are showing why it shouldn’t two teenagers dripped critics who wrote them off harsh words resistance and opposition to be where they are today here is the moment and we want to open a garage of our own and you also want to help people but as we are not well versed with engine works we are unable to take the risk of opening our own garage there were many who insulted our saying vehicles and that we won’t be able to become the mechanics they said that they will walk upside down if we really become mechanics we didn’t let that team or evade us [Music] do you kill online even when we were learning and working we were insulted a lot which was unbearable we went Sultan everywhere and nobody took a stand for us the two of us motivated each other when I was down with she inspired me and I did the same for this is how we are today our neighbors insulted us asking if we will be able to fix my cuts and verus come what may the girls I determined to become professional mechanics and are undergoing training and gearheads go him out found my mentors in Peter rooster who’s the founder member of Mandalay motorcycle club and Daniel Mehta the proprietor of gearheads they’re interested in learning about the various brands of bikes there are quite a few bikes in one that’s when I conduct the 10 L meta Daniel Mehta is also from Nagaland motorcycle club then we conducted our club members and give these girls or a temporary office which was lying unused before the lodging when they came over to queima they are very independent initially when they first arrived here 10 L and myself provided them with basic this is this in some case – bye dear stuffs now they are managing on their own from the earnings from meeting for the first time in a tech on the class way back in 2010 to discovering their common passion for fixing things the cognac girls have come a long way we went to different schools I met her at Taekwondo classes our hobbies are to ride bikes and fix bikes even if you don’t do anything in life we can earn a living by fictional things we want to thank sir and brother because they have helped us in moving from one to Cohiba our lodging is look after by them and they even teach us when required the mechanics at gearheads make us understand if we have doubts and we are hoping that in days to come they’ll keep on helping us we are happy here we’re happy that they’re happy when they first came here I asked them how many days you want to stay they said that they have not decided that now they are saying they want to stay for more one or two months they are very good to learn before they arrived here they knew how to change tires gas pockets cables DX later cables and some small things like that most riders most riders can even do that given us male riders to change the values maybe it is a tough job when you don’t see anyone else doing it with so many barriers but at the end the ones who are incredibly driven make it mutagen delicate by analyzing we are just learning to fix bikes here and we are hoping that the people who come here in future will learn to even fix cars and helicopters we are hoping that we set an example people in our society looked down upon women and we are not even given a chance they heard us with abuses and harsh words it hurt me a lot and very often I end up in tears we want to tell the people not to insult other women who want to follow this path give them a chance to go forward and support from my experience we can say especially to all women take negative comments as a challenge and move ahead don’t let it destroy your life but rather take it as a learning experience don’t be afraid if you have decided I have faith in your dreams you can move ahead for women who want to learn give them the opportunity even in your words support [Music] [Music] you


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