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Shehla Rashid

Shehla Rashid is a student and human rights, activist.

She is a vice president at Jawaharlal Nehru University Student Union (JNUSU) In 2015-16.

Currently, she is pursuing a Ph.D. degree from JNUS University.

She got the spotlight due to her movement where she is calling for the release of Kanahiya Kumar.

She played a leading role in visualizing the ‘Occupy UGC movement’ and pioneering the decision to “camp” at University Grants Commission (UGC) for fellowships.

The shore is also a vocal for the human rights situation in Kashmir.

If you want to know about this news icon who always be in the spotlight for human rights activists.

Shehla Rashid 

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The real name of Shehla is Shehla Rashid Shora she was born in 1988 at Habba Kadal, Srinagar, Jammu, and Kashmir.

She is a member of a political party named, Jammu and Kashmir People’s Movement which she joined in March 2019.

She becomes popular when she fights for the minority section of Jammu Kashmir and she also gets lots of people’s support and popularity when she starts fighting for Kanhaiya Kumar.


Real nameShehla Rashid Shora
ProfessionHuman right activist
Famous forHer movement in Kashmir and for Kanhaiya Kumar

Physical stat

HeightIn centimeters – 165 cmIn metres – 1.65 mIn feet – 5 feet 5 inches
WeightIn kilograms – 50 kgIn pound – 135 lbs
Body measurement 32-28-34
Hair colorBlack
Eye colorBlack
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Personal Life

Date of birth1988
Age (as of 2020)32 years
Birthplace Srinagar, Jammu, and Kashmir
Hometown Srinagar, Jammu, and Kashmir
Zodiac sign Not known
SchoolThe local school of Srinagar, Jammu, and Kashmir
CollegeNational Institute of Technology, Srinagar, Jammu, and KashmirJawaharlal Nehru University, Delhi, India
Educational Qualifications M.A. in Sociology from JNUPursuing M. Phil. in Law and Governance at the JNUComputer Engineering at NIT, Srinagar.
HobbiesWriting blogs, reading, traveling

The career of Shehla Rashid.

She is a famous political activist of India, she starts her career in Jammu and Kashmir where she fights for the rights of the minority section.

She participated in a ten-week certificate program in political leadership at the Indian Institute of Management Bangalore, after completing her graduation in Srinagar.

Sheila Rashid also works for HCL company as a software engineer and after that, she wants to work in politics which is her passion.

First, she starts a movement for acid attack women but that movement was close due to some political interference and after some time she leaves J&K and joins JNU.

In one interview Shora said that she grew up watching a “very violent image of India” but JNU gave her democratic space”.

In recent times she files a case of domestic violence in J&K high court against her father with the allegation that her father is a very abusive man.

Family & Relationship

Martial statusUnmarried 
Husband/ boyfriend None
ParentsFather’s name – Abdul Rashid ShoraMother’s name – Zubaida Shora (a nurse in Srinagar’s SK Institute of Medical Sciences, SKIMS)
SiblingsSister’s name – Asma (elder)Brother’s name – not known 

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Some unknown facts about Shehla Rashid

  • Her mother is a nurse in a Srinagar medical institute.
  • She was born and raised in Srinagar.
  • Shehla is a software engineer in HCL company for some time.
  • To broaden her activism, she joined the JNU and enrolled herself as a student of M.A. Sociology. JNU provided her with the required platform for her activism.
  • In 2016, when Kanhiya Kumar was arrested then Shehla Rashid was the president of JNU and ran the whole union.
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