Rekha Mishra

Rekha Mishra

Rekha Mishra’s daring exploits to save these children, often battling great odds, featured in the Maharashtra State Board’s Class 10 textbook this year. The woman is RPF Sub-Inspector RekhaMishra, 32, posted with the Central Railway. She is credited with rescuing hundreds of destitute, missing, kidnapped or run-away children from various railway stations on the network in the past few years. Currently posted at the famed Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus (CSMT). She has helped 953 children till now.



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