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Unlimited Imagination

Unlimited Imagination

(Penguin Petit)

Milind Khandekar
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Kalpana began her first job being paid Rs 2 at a fabric factory. Now, she runs a business empire worth Rs 1000 crore.
Kalpana always wanted to study but girls were considered ‘poison pills’ that had to be sent away from the house as soon as possible. Surviving an abusive marriage only to return to a home which had no future to offer, she tried to kill herself. That became a turning point in her life, and brought with it a grit and resilience that could take on anything.
Working in a factory by day and stitching clothes by night, she made more money, but it was not enough to save her sister from an unnecessary death. Propelled by the urge to never suffer the indignities of poverty again, Kalpana fought against the underworld, upper-caste men who refused to sell land to Dalits, and all the consequences of being a woman in a man’s world to build a business empire nobody can touch.
Find out how she did it in this story of ruthless determination.

Imprint: Penguin

Published: Jul/2017

Length : 18 Pages

MRP : ₹15.00

Unlimited Imagination

(Penguin Petit)

Milind Khandekar

Kalpana began her first job being paid Rs 2 at a fabric factory. Now, she runs a business empire worth Rs 1000 crore.
Kalpana always wanted to study but girls were considered ‘poison pills’ that had to be sent away from the house as soon as possible. Surviving an abusive marriage only to return to a home which had no future to offer, she tried to kill herself. That became a turning point in her life, and brought with it a grit and resilience that could take on anything.
Working in a factory by day and stitching clothes by night, she made more money, but it was not enough to save her sister from an unnecessary death. Propelled by the urge to never suffer the indignities of poverty again, Kalpana fought against the underworld, upper-caste men who refused to sell land to Dalits, and all the consequences of being a woman in a man’s world to build a business empire nobody can touch.
Find out how she did it in this story of ruthless determination.

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Milind Khandekar

Milind Khandekar has over twenty-two years of experience in the field of journalism. He is currently managing editor at Media Content and Communications Services (I) Pvt. Ltd (MCCS), and looks after the editorial content of ABP News, ABP Ananda and ABP Majha. He has previously worked with the Navbharat Times and Aaj Tak. He is a product of the Times Centre for Media Studies, and received the Rajendra Mathur Award for best trainee (Hindi) in 1991.

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