Bhagyashri Manohar Lekhami

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Bhagyashri Manohar Lekhami is a 23-year-old sarpanch in Gadchiroli district. In 2019, she was unanimously elected as an independent candidate by her community of Madia tribals. She represents nine villages in the Bhamragarh tehsil. Bhagyashri is a trained boxer and volleyball player.

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Articles by Bhagyashri Manohar Lekhami

Bhagyashri on a bike talking to people-Adivasi

January 18, 2023
A young Adivasi sarpanch in Gadchiroli fears neither Naxalites nor the cops
A day in the life of a young Adivasi woman sarpanch who alternates between helping her community with paperwork and responding to emergencies.
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