Acts of Courage
In the 90s she was transferred to the Tihar Jail, known as the most Notorious jail in India. She alone transferred the jail into a peaceloving ashram by introducing literacy and meditation programs. This act of courage fetched her, The Magsaysay Award and a memorable place in the history of Indian Police.
Kiran Bedi single handedly managed the Punjab separatist movement and fought against the sword carrying Sikh militants.
Her courage and achievements have a great influence on the women and younger generation of India. Her speeches have and continue to inspire women to raise their voice against injustice and work hard for a good life. It is due to her inspirational story that we see women in the police forces today.