17 June, 2021

Shipha Kujur, Ranchi

Born September 24, 1995

Rajesh Kumar
Shipha Kujur, Ranchi

Shipha Kujur is a teenager of various talents. The Class XII St Xavier’s student lives in Konka, Ranchi, and is a state-level basketball player and, more unusually, a gifted player of the nagara—the tribal drum generally played by men. The daughter of a railway employee and a banker mother, Shilpa sees herself in a white coat one day, providing medical help to those who can’t afford good healthcare.

What I want to be

God created us with a spe­­cific purp­ose. I want to fulfil that by bec­oming a doctor and serving the needy.

My idea of India

It’s a multi-racial, multi-lingual and multi-cultural country. I am disheartened to find that incr­e­asingly we have little respect for each other.

What religion means to me

It’s not just worshipping or believing in God or Allah. There is someone with whom we can share everything and who will take care of us all.

Who I will vote for

For someone who...

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