Ranjana Kshetrapal- As it is said that there is no age limit to success. In her early 60s, Mrs Ranjana Khetrapal is standing head strong to make a difference in this male dominated society. Confidence is contagious. And this positive vibe is what we get from her.
Mrs Khetrapal– a native of Shimla had serving the nation in her since childhood. She has performed Kathak dance in front of Late Indira Gandhi and was awarded with Rs.200 when she was just 15 and donated the amount to the National Defence Fund and got a standing ovation from the audience. She did her B.A. and M.A. in English literature and P.G. in French. She is a pass out from Punjab University. She has been in Raipur for the last 42 years. But in 1986 her life started to change. She joined the Lioness Club and then she became a member of the Lion’s Club. She has been a member of Lion’s club for the past 23 years and has held almost all important posts. With sheer hard work she has been the President of the club thrice. Then she held the
post of District chairperson in different fields like diabetes, wom
en self employment, Lion’s alert etc. Next she was the Zone Chairperson under the governorship of Trilok Chandra Baradia ji. In 2011, she became the regional Chairperson.
While she is a social bird her husband was the total opposite. But at the same time he was a very supportive and cooperative one as well who passed away in 2011, but it was after a proud moment. Reminiscing the incident, her husband attended the regional meet for the first time and felt very proud of the work she was doing and the very next day he passed away. She then turned secluded from society for a year. She again started working in the year 2013. In 2017, she fought for the post of Vice Governor in which 89 clubs participated and fought against a male candidate. She won the elections from 102 votes and it was a record making win with the highest lead. She is the first lady Vice Governor of Lion’s Club of the district. Since 2012, she is also a visiting faculty in Mats University for French. She is Vice Governor 2 at present, she will be Vice Governor 1 next year and Governor in 2019 and 90 clubs will be under her.
She is a multitasking person, very humble, polite and loving. She is here to make a difference in the society. She is achieving one milestone after the other day by day and we wish her all the luck for that.