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Rape, killings, politics: What was and what became of Phoolan Devi
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    Phoolan Devi, the lady who became India’s Bandit Queen gave the nation one of the most curious cases to be studied. Her life story was not just tarred by sexual abuse, politics and a very appalling married life. It also went to show our Indian society’s truest colours that nudged a woman to pick up ammunitions and be on a killing spree.
    It is her 57th birth anniversary today. And we take you on a quick recap of the things that resulted in a miserable life that this brave lady struggled through.
    After being sexually assaulted at a very young age, Phoolan went on to join the gang of dacoits and earned the tag of Bandit Queen after killing as many as 22 upper caste Hindus in Uttar Pradesh in 1981. Her early marriage to a man 13 years older to her formed the early impression to become vengeful against the society. It has been known Phoolan Devi ran away from her old husband’s house only to return years later with her gang of dacoits.
    Despite of having several charges of dacoity and murders against her, once she surrendered she went on win a ticket of Samajwadi Party and became a Member of Parliament. Her surrender ceremony was attended by as many as 10000 people.
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    Phoolan Devi, the lady who became India’s Bandit Queen gave the nation one of the most curious cases to be studied. Her life story was not just tarred by sexual abuse, politics and a very appalling married life. It also went to show our Indian society’s truest colours that nudged a woman to pick up ammunitions and be on a killing spree.
    It is her 57th birth anniversary today. And we take you on a quick recap of the things that resulted in a miserable life that this brave lady struggled through.
    After being sexually assaulted at a very young age, Phoolan went on to join the gang of dacoits and earned the tag of Bandit Queen after killing as many as 22 upper caste Hindus in Uttar Pradesh in 1981. Her early marriage to a man 13 years older to her formed the early impression to become vengeful against the society. It has been known Phoolan Devi ran away from her old husband’s house only to return years later with her gang of dacoits.
    Despite of having several charges of dacoity and murders against her, once she surrendered she went on win a ticket of Samajwadi Party and became a Member of Parliament. Her surrender ceremony was attended by as many as 10000 people.
    Click to know more.
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    Phoolan Devi, the lady who became India’s Bandit Queen gave the nation one of the most curious cases to be studied. Her life story was not just tarred by sexual abuse, politics and a very appalling married life. It also went to show our Indian society’s truest colours that nudged a woman to pick up ammunitions and be on a killing spree.
    It is her 57th birth anniversary today. And we take you on a quick recap of the things that resulted in a miserable life that this brave lady struggled through.
    After being sexually assaulted at a very young age, Phoolan went on to join the gang of dacoits and earned the tag of Bandit Queen after killing as many as 22 upper caste Hindus in Uttar Pradesh in 1981. Her early marriage to a man 13 years older to her formed the early impression to become vengeful against the society. It has been known Phoolan Devi ran away from her old husband’s house only to return years later with her gang of dacoits.
    Despite of having several charges of dacoity and murders against her, once she surrendered she went on win a ticket of Samajwadi Party and became a Member of Parliament. Her surrender ceremony was attended by as many as 10000 people.
    Click to know more.
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    Phoolan Devi, the lady who became India’s Bandit Queen gave the nation one of the most curious cases to be studied. Her life story was not just tarred by sexual abuse, politics and a very appalling married life. It also went to show our Indian society’s truest colours that nudged a woman to pick up ammunitions and be on a killing spree.
    It is her 57th birth anniversary today. And we take you on a quick recap of the things that resulted in a miserable life that this brave lady struggled through.
    After being sexually assaulted at a very young age, Phoolan went on to join the gang of dacoits and earned the tag of Bandit Queen after killing as many as 22 upper caste Hindus in Uttar Pradesh in 1981. Her early marriage to a man 13 years older to her formed the early impression to become vengeful against the society. It has been known Phoolan Devi ran away from her old husband’s house only to return years later with her gang of dacoits.
    Despite of having several charges of dacoity and murders against her, once she surrendered she went on win a ticket of Samajwadi Party and became a Member of Parliament. Her surrender ceremony was attended by as many as 10000 people.
    Click to know more.
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    Phoolan Devi, the lady who became India’s Bandit Queen gave the nation one of the most curious cases to be studied. Her life story was not just tarred by sexual abuse, politics and a very appalling married life. It also went to show our Indian society’s truest colours that nudged a woman to pick up ammunitions and be on a killing spree.
    It is her 57th birth anniversary today. And we take you on a quick recap of the things that resulted in a miserable life that this brave lady struggled through.
    After being sexually assaulted at a very young age, Phoolan went on to join the gang of dacoits and earned the tag of Bandit Queen after killing as many as 22 upper caste Hindus in Uttar Pradesh in 1981. Her early marriage to a man 13 years older to her formed the early impression to become vengeful against the society. It has been known Phoolan Devi ran away from her old husband’s house only to return years later with her gang of dacoits.
    Despite of having several charges of dacoity and murders against her, once she surrendered she went on win a ticket of Samajwadi Party and became a Member of Parliament. Her surrender ceremony was attended by as many as 10000 people.
    Click to know more.
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    Phoolan Devi, the lady who became India’s Bandit Queen gave the nation one of the most curious cases to be studied. Her life story was not just tarred by sexual abuse, politics and a very appalling married life. It also went to show our Indian society’s truest colours that nudged a woman to pick up ammunitions and be on a killing spree.
    It is her 57th birth anniversary today. And we take you on a quick recap of the things that resulted in a miserable life that this brave lady struggled through.
    After being sexually assaulted at a very young age, Phoolan went on to join the gang of dacoits and earned the tag of Bandit Queen after killing as many as 22 upper caste Hindus in Uttar Pradesh in 1981. Her early marriage to a man 13 years older to her formed the early impression to become vengeful against the society. It has been known Phoolan Devi ran away from her old husband’s house only to return years later with her gang of dacoits.
    Despite of having several charges of dacoity and murders against her, once she surrendered she went on win a ticket of Samajwadi Party and became a Member of Parliament. Her surrender ceremony was attended by as many as 10000 people.
    Click to know more.
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    Phoolan Devi, the lady who became India’s Bandit Queen gave the nation one of the most curious cases to be studied. Her life story was not just tarred by sexual abuse, politics and a very appalling married life. It also went to show our Indian society’s truest colours that nudged a woman to pick up ammunitions and be on a killing spree.
    It is her 57th birth anniversary today. And we take you on a quick recap of the things that resulted in a miserable life that this brave lady struggled through.
    After being sexually assaulted at a very young age, Phoolan went on to join the gang of dacoits and earned the tag of Bandit Queen after killing as many as 22 upper caste Hindus in Uttar Pradesh in 1981. Her early marriage to a man 13 years older to her formed the early impression to become vengeful against the society. It has been known Phoolan Devi ran away from her old husband’s house only to return years later with her gang of dacoits.
    Despite of having several charges of dacoity and murders against her, once she surrendered she went on win a ticket of Samajwadi Party and became a Member of Parliament. Her surrender ceremony was attended by as many as 10000 people.
    Click to know more.
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    Phoolan Devi, the lady who became India’s Bandit Queen gave the nation one of the most curious cases to be studied. Her life story was not just tarred by sexual abuse, politics and a very appalling married life. It also went to show our Indian society’s truest colours that nudged a woman to pick up ammunitions and be on a killing spree.
    It is her 57th birth anniversary today. And we take you on a quick recap of the things that resulted in a miserable life that this brave lady struggled through.
    After being sexually assaulted at a very young age, Phoolan went on to join the gang of dacoits and earned the tag of Bandit Queen after killing as many as 22 upper caste Hindus in Uttar Pradesh in 1981. Her early marriage to a man 13 years older to her formed the early impression to become vengeful against the society. It has been known Phoolan Devi ran away from her old husband’s house only to return years later with her gang of dacoits.
    Despite of having several charges of dacoity and murders against her, once she surrendered she went on win a ticket of Samajwadi Party and became a Member of Parliament. Her surrender ceremony was attended by as many as 10000 people.
    Click to know more.
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    Phoolan Devi, the lady who became India’s Bandit Queen gave the nation one of the most curious cases to be studied. Her life story was not just tarred by sexual abuse, politics and a very appalling married life. It also went to show our Indian society’s truest colours that nudged a woman to pick up ammunitions and be on a killing spree.
    It is her 57th birth anniversary today. And we take you on a quick recap of the things that resulted in a miserable life that this brave lady struggled through.
    After being sexually assaulted at a very young age, Phoolan went on to join the gang of dacoits and earned the tag of Bandit Queen after killing as many as 22 upper caste Hindus in Uttar Pradesh in 1981. Her early marriage to a man 13 years older to her formed the early impression to become vengeful against the society. It has been known Phoolan Devi ran away from her old husband’s house only to return years later with her gang of dacoits.
    Despite of having several charges of dacoity and murders against her, once she surrendered she went on win a ticket of Samajwadi Party and became a Member of Parliament. Her surrender ceremony was attended by as many as 10000 people.
    Click to know more.
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    Phoolan Devi, the lady who became India’s Bandit Queen gave the nation one of the most curious cases to be studied. Her life story was not just tarred by sexual abuse, politics and a very appalling married life. It also went to show our Indian society’s truest colours that nudged a woman to pick up ammunitions and be on a killing spree.
    It is her 57th birth anniversary today. And we take you on a quick recap of the things that resulted in a miserable life that this brave lady struggled through.
    After being sexually assaulted at a very young age, Phoolan went on to join the gang of dacoits and earned the tag of Bandit Queen after killing as many as 22 upper caste Hindus in Uttar Pradesh in 1981. Her early marriage to a man 13 years older to her formed the early impression to become vengeful against the society. It has been known Phoolan Devi ran away from her old husband’s house only to return years later with her gang of dacoits.
    Despite of having several charges of dacoity and murders against her, once she surrendered she went on win a ticket of Samajwadi Party and became a Member of Parliament. Her surrender ceremony was attended by as many as 10000 people.
    Click to know more.
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    Phoolan Devi, the lady who became India’s Bandit Queen gave the nation one of the most curious cases to be studied. Her life story was not just tarred by sexual abuse, politics and a very appalling married life. It also went to show our Indian society’s truest colours that nudged a woman to pick up ammunitions and be on a killing spree.
    It is her 57th birth anniversary today. And we take you on a quick recap of the things that resulted in a miserable life that this brave lady struggled through.
    After being sexually assaulted at a very young age, Phoolan went on to join the gang of dacoits and earned the tag of Bandit Queen after killing as many as 22 upper caste Hindus in Uttar Pradesh in 1981. Her early marriage to a man 13 years older to her formed the early impression to become vengeful against the society. It has been known Phoolan Devi ran away from her old husband’s house only to return years later with her gang of dacoits.
    Despite of having several charges of dacoity and murders against her, once she surrendered she went on win a ticket of Samajwadi Party and became a Member of Parliament. Her surrender ceremony was attended by as many as 10000 people.
    Click to know more.
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    Phoolan Devi, the lady who became India’s Bandit Queen gave the nation one of the most curious cases to be studied. Her life story was not just tarred by sexual abuse, politics and a very appalling married life. It also went to show our Indian society’s truest colours that nudged a woman to pick up ammunitions and be on a killing spree.
    It is her 57th birth anniversary today. And we take you on a quick recap of the things that resulted in a miserable life that this brave lady struggled through.
    After being sexually assaulted at a very young age, Phoolan went on to join the gang of dacoits and earned the tag of Bandit Queen after killing as many as 22 upper caste Hindus in Uttar Pradesh in 1981. Her early marriage to a man 13 years older to her formed the early impression to become vengeful against the society. It has been known Phoolan Devi ran away from her old husband’s house only to return years later with her gang of dacoits.
    Despite of having several charges of dacoity and murders against her, once she surrendered she went on win a ticket of Samajwadi Party and became a Member of Parliament. Her surrender ceremony was attended by as many as 10000 people.
    Click to know more.
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    Phoolan Devi, the lady who became India’s Bandit Queen gave the nation one of the most curious cases to be studied. Her life story was not just tarred by sexual abuse, politics and a very appalling married life. It also went to show our Indian society’s truest colours that nudged a woman to pick up ammunitions and be on a killing spree.
    It is her 57th birth anniversary today. And we take you on a quick recap of the things that resulted in a miserable life that this brave lady struggled through.
    After being sexually assaulted at a very young age, Phoolan went on to join the gang of dacoits and earned the tag of Bandit Queen after killing as many as 22 upper caste Hindus in Uttar Pradesh in 1981. Her early marriage to a man 13 years older to her formed the early impression to become vengeful against the society. It has been known Phoolan Devi ran away from her old husband’s house only to return years later with her gang of dacoits.
    Despite of having several charges of dacoity and murders against her, once she surrendered she went on win a ticket of Samajwadi Party and became a Member of Parliament. Her surrender ceremony was attended by as many as 10000 people.
    Click to know more.
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    Phoolan Devi, the lady who became India’s Bandit Queen gave the nation one of the most curious cases to be studied. Her life story was not just tarred by sexual abuse, politics and a very appalling married life. It also went to show our Indian society’s truest colours that nudged a woman to pick up ammunitions and be on a killing spree.
    It is her 57th birth anniversary today. And we take you on a quick recap of the things that resulted in a miserable life that this brave lady struggled through.
    After being sexually assaulted at a very young age, Phoolan went on to join the gang of dacoits and earned the tag of Bandit Queen after killing as many as 22 upper caste Hindus in Uttar Pradesh in 1981. Her early marriage to a man 13 years older to her formed the early impression to become vengeful against the society. It has been known Phoolan Devi ran away from her old husband’s house only to return years later with her gang of dacoits.
    Despite of having several charges of dacoity and murders against her, once she surrendered she went on win a ticket of Samajwadi Party and became a Member of Parliament. Her surrender ceremony was attended by as many as 10000 people.
    Click to know more.
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    Phoolan Devi, the lady who became India’s Bandit Queen gave the nation one of the most curious cases to be studied. Her life story was not just tarred by sexual abuse, politics and a very appalling married life. It also went to show our Indian society’s truest colours that nudged a woman to pick up ammunitions and be on a killing spree.
    It is her 57th birth anniversary today. And we take you on a quick recap of the things that resulted in a miserable life that this brave lady struggled through.
    After being sexually assaulted at a very young age, Phoolan went on to join the gang of dacoits and earned the tag of Bandit Queen after killing as many as 22 upper caste Hindus in Uttar Pradesh in 1981. Her early marriage to a man 13 years older to her formed the early impression to become vengeful against the society. It has been known Phoolan Devi ran away from her old husband’s house only to return years later with her gang of dacoits.
    Despite of having several charges of dacoity and murders against her, once she surrendered she went on win a ticket of Samajwadi Party and became a Member of Parliament. Her surrender ceremony was attended by as many as 10000 people.
    Click to know more.
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    Phoolan Devi, the lady who became India’s Bandit Queen gave the nation one of the most curious cases to be studied. Her life story was not just tarred by sexual abuse, politics and a very appalling married life. It also went to show our Indian society’s truest colours that nudged a woman to pick up ammunitions and be on a killing spree.
    It is her 57th birth anniversary today. And we take you on a quick recap of the things that resulted in a miserable life that this brave lady struggled through.
    After being sexually assaulted at a very young age, Phoolan went on to join the gang of dacoits and earned the tag of Bandit Queen after killing as many as 22 upper caste Hindus in Uttar Pradesh in 1981. Her early marriage to a man 13 years older to her formed the early impression to become vengeful against the society. It has been known Phoolan Devi ran away from her old husband’s house only to return years later with her gang of dacoits.
    Despite of having several charges of dacoity and murders against her, once she surrendered she went on win a ticket of Samajwadi Party and became a Member of Parliament. Her surrender ceremony was attended by as many as 10000 people.
    Click to know more.
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    Phoolan Devi, the lady who became India’s Bandit Queen gave the nation one of the most curious cases to be studied. Her life story was not just tarred by sexual abuse, politics and a very appalling married life. It also went to show our Indian society’s truest colours that nudged a woman to pick up ammunitions and be on a killing spree.
    It is her 57th birth anniversary today. And we take you on a quick recap of the things that resulted in a miserable life that this brave lady struggled through.
    After being sexually assaulted at a very young age, Phoolan went on to join the gang of dacoits and earned the tag of Bandit Queen after killing as many as 22 upper caste Hindus in Uttar Pradesh in 1981. Her early marriage to a man 13 years older to her formed the early impression to become vengeful against the society. It has been known Phoolan Devi ran away from her old husband’s house only to return years later with her gang of dacoits.
    Despite of having several charges of dacoity and murders against her, once she surrendered she went on win a ticket of Samajwadi Party and became a Member of Parliament. Her surrender ceremony was attended by as many as 10000 people.
    Click to know more.
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    Phoolan Devi, the lady who became India’s Bandit Queen gave the nation one of the most curious cases to be studied. Her life story was not just tarred by sexual abuse, politics and a very appalling married life. It also went to show our Indian society’s truest colours that nudged a woman to pick up ammunitions and be on a killing spree.
    It is her 57th birth anniversary today. And we take you on a quick recap of the things that resulted in a miserable life that this brave lady struggled through.
    After being sexually assaulted at a very young age, Phoolan went on to join the gang of dacoits and earned the tag of Bandit Queen after killing as many as 22 upper caste Hindus in Uttar Pradesh in 1981. Her early marriage to a man 13 years older to her formed the early impression to become vengeful against the society. It has been known Phoolan Devi ran away from her old husband’s house only to return years later with her gang of dacoits.
    Despite of having several charges of dacoity and murders against her, once she surrendered she went on win a ticket of Samajwadi Party and became a Member of Parliament. Her surrender ceremony was attended by as many as 10000 people.
    Click to know more.
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    Phoolan Devi, the lady who became India’s Bandit Queen gave the nation one of the most curious cases to be studied. Her life story was not just tarred by sexual abuse, politics and a very appalling married life. It also went to show our Indian society’s truest colours that nudged a woman to pick up ammunitions and be on a killing spree.
    It is her 57th birth anniversary today. And we take you on a quick recap of the things that resulted in a miserable life that this brave lady struggled through.
    After being sexually assaulted at a very young age, Phoolan went on to join the gang of dacoits and earned the tag of Bandit Queen after killing as many as 22 upper caste Hindus in Uttar Pradesh in 1981. Her early marriage to a man 13 years older to her formed the early impression to become vengeful against the society. It has been known Phoolan Devi ran away from her old husband’s house only to return years later with her gang of dacoits.
    Despite of having several charges of dacoity and murders against her, once she surrendered she went on win a ticket of Samajwadi Party and became a Member of Parliament. Her surrender ceremony was attended by as many as 10000 people.
    Click to know more.
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    Phoolan Devi, the lady who became India’s Bandit Queen gave the nation one of the most curious cases to be studied. Her life story was not just tarred by sexual abuse, politics and a very appalling married life. It also went to show our Indian society’s truest colours that nudged a woman to pick up ammunitions and be on a killing spree.
    It is her 57th birth anniversary today. And we take you on a quick recap of the things that resulted in a miserable life that this brave lady struggled through.
    After being sexually assaulted at a very young age, Phoolan went on to join the gang of dacoits and earned the tag of Bandit Queen after killing as many as 22 upper caste Hindus in Uttar Pradesh in 1981. Her early marriage to a man 13 years older to her formed the early impression to become vengeful against the society. It has been known Phoolan Devi ran away from her old husband’s house only to return years later with her gang of dacoits.
    Despite of having several charges of dacoity and murders against her, once she surrendered she went on win a ticket of Samajwadi Party and became a Member of Parliament. Her surrender ceremony was attended by as many as 10000 people.
    Click to know more.
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    Phoolan Devi, the lady who became India’s Bandit Queen gave the nation one of the most curious cases to be studied. Her life story was not just tarred by sexual abuse, politics and a very appalling married life. It also went to show our Indian society’s truest colours that nudged a woman to pick up ammunitions and be on a killing spree.
    It is her 57th birth anniversary today. And we take you on a quick recap of the things that resulted in a miserable life that this brave lady struggled through.
    After being sexually assaulted at a very young age, Phoolan went on to join the gang of dacoits and earned the tag of Bandit Queen after killing as many as 22 upper caste Hindus in Uttar Pradesh in 1981. Her early marriage to a man 13 years older to her formed the early impression to become vengeful against the society. It has been known Phoolan Devi ran away from her old husband’s house only to return years later with her gang of dacoits.
    Despite of having several charges of dacoity and murders against her, once she surrendered she went on win a ticket of Samajwadi Party and became a Member of Parliament. Her surrender ceremony was attended by as many as 10000 people.
    Click to know more.
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    Phoolan Devi, the lady who became India’s Bandit Queen gave the nation one of the most curious cases to be studied. Her life story was not just tarred by sexual abuse, politics and a very appalling married life. It also went to show our Indian society’s truest colours that nudged a woman to pick up ammunitions and be on a killing spree.
    It is her 57th birth anniversary today. And we take you on a quick recap of the things that resulted in a miserable life that this brave lady struggled through.
    After being sexually assaulted at a very young age, Phoolan went on to join the gang of dacoits and earned the tag of Bandit Queen after killing as many as 22 upper caste Hindus in Uttar Pradesh in 1981. Her early marriage to a man 13 years older to her formed the early impression to become vengeful against the society. It has been known Phoolan Devi ran away from her old husband’s house only to return years later with her gang of dacoits.
    Despite of having several charges of dacoity and murders against her, once she surrendered she went on win a ticket of Samajwadi Party and became a Member of Parliament. Her surrender ceremony was attended by as many as 10000 people.
    Click to know more.
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    Phoolan Devi, the lady who became India’s Bandit Queen gave the nation one of the most curious cases to be studied. Her life story was not just tarred by sexual abuse, politics and a very appalling married life. It also went to show our Indian society’s truest colours that nudged a woman to pick up ammunitions and be on a killing spree.
    It is her 57th birth anniversary today. And we take you on a quick recap of the things that resulted in a miserable life that this brave lady struggled through.
    After being sexually assaulted at a very young age, Phoolan went on to join the gang of dacoits and earned the tag of Bandit Queen after killing as many as 22 upper caste Hindus in Uttar Pradesh in 1981. Her early marriage to a man 13 years older to her formed the early impression to become vengeful against the society. It has been known Phoolan Devi ran away from her old husband’s house only to return years later with her gang of dacoits.
    Despite of having several charges of dacoity and murders against her, once she surrendered she went on win a ticket of Samajwadi Party and became a Member of Parliament. Her surrender ceremony was attended by as many as 10000 people.
    Click to know more.
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    Phoolan Devi, the lady who became India’s Bandit Queen gave the nation one of the most curious cases to be studied. Her life story was not just tarred by sexual abuse, politics and a very appalling married life. It also went to show our Indian society’s truest colours that nudged a woman to pick up ammunitions and be on a killing spree.
    It is her 57th birth anniversary today. And we take you on a quick recap of the things that resulted in a miserable life that this brave lady struggled through.
    After being sexually assaulted at a very young age, Phoolan went on to join the gang of dacoits and earned the tag of Bandit Queen after killing as many as 22 upper caste Hindus in Uttar Pradesh in 1981. Her early marriage to a man 13 years older to her formed the early impression to become vengeful against the society. It has been known Phoolan Devi ran away from her old husband’s house only to return years later with her gang of dacoits.
    Despite of having several charges of dacoity and murders against her, once she surrendered she went on win a ticket of Samajwadi Party and became a Member of Parliament. Her surrender ceremony was attended by as many as 10000 people.
    Click to know more.
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    Phoolan Devi, the lady who became India’s Bandit Queen gave the nation one of the most curious cases to be studied. Her life story was not just tarred by sexual abuse, politics and a very appalling married life. It also went to show our Indian society’s truest colours that nudged a woman to pick up ammunitions and be on a killing spree.
    It is her 57th birth anniversary today. And we take you on a quick recap of the things that resulted in a miserable life that this brave lady struggled through.
    After being sexually assaulted at a very young age, Phoolan went on to join the gang of dacoits and earned the tag of Bandit Queen after killing as many as 22 upper caste Hindus in Uttar Pradesh in 1981. Her early marriage to a man 13 years older to her formed the early impression to become vengeful against the society. It has been known Phoolan Devi ran away from her old husband’s house only to return years later with her gang of dacoits.
    Despite of having several charges of dacoity and murders against her, once she surrendered she went on win a ticket of Samajwadi Party and became a Member of Parliament. Her surrender ceremony was attended by as many as 10000 people.
    Click to know more.
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    Phoolan Devi, the lady who became India’s Bandit Queen gave the nation one of the most curious cases to be studied. Her life story was not just tarred by sexual abuse, politics and a very appalling married life. It also went to show our Indian society’s truest colours that nudged a woman to pick up ammunitions and be on a killing spree.
    It is her 57th birth anniversary today. And we take you on a quick recap of the things that resulted in a miserable life that this brave lady struggled through.
    After being sexually assaulted at a very young age, Phoolan went on to join the gang of dacoits and earned the tag of Bandit Queen after killing as many as 22 upper caste Hindus in Uttar Pradesh in 1981. Her early marriage to a man 13 years older to her formed the early impression to become vengeful against the society. It has been known Phoolan Devi ran away from her old husband’s house only to return years later with her gang of dacoits.
    Despite of having several charges of dacoity and murders against her, once she surrendered she went on win a ticket of Samajwadi Party and became a Member of Parliament. Her surrender ceremony was attended by as many as 10000 people.
    Click to know more.
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    Phoolan Devi, the lady who became India’s Bandit Queen gave the nation one of the most curious cases to be studied. Her life story was not just tarred by sexual abuse, politics and a very appalling married life. It also went to show our Indian society’s truest colours that nudged a woman to pick up ammunitions and be on a killing spree.
    It is her 57th birth anniversary today. And we take you on a quick recap of the things that resulted in a miserable life that this brave lady struggled through.
    After being sexually assaulted at a very young age, Phoolan went on to join the gang of dacoits and earned the tag of Bandit Queen after killing as many as 22 upper caste Hindus in Uttar Pradesh in 1981. Her early marriage to a man 13 years older to her formed the early impression to become vengeful against the society. It has been known Phoolan Devi ran away from her old husband’s house only to return years later with her gang of dacoits.
    Despite of having several charges of dacoity and murders against her, once she surrendered she went on win a ticket of Samajwadi Party and became a Member of Parliament. Her surrender ceremony was attended by as many as 10000 people.
    Click to know more.
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    Phoolan Devi, the lady who became India’s Bandit Queen gave the nation one of the most curious cases to be studied. Her life story was not just tarred by sexual abuse, politics and a very appalling married life. It also went to show our Indian society’s truest colours that nudged a woman to pick up ammunitions and be on a killing spree.
    It is her 57th birth anniversary today. And we take you on a quick recap of the things that resulted in a miserable life that this brave lady struggled through.
    After being sexually assaulted at a very young age, Phoolan went on to join the gang of dacoits and earned the tag of Bandit Queen after killing as many as 22 upper caste Hindus in Uttar Pradesh in 1981. Her early marriage to a man 13 years older to her formed the early impression to become vengeful against the society. It has been known Phoolan Devi ran away from her old husband’s house only to return years later with her gang of dacoits.
    Despite of having several charges of dacoity and murders against her, once she surrendered she went on win a ticket of Samajwadi Party and became a Member of Parliament. Her surrender ceremony was attended by as many as 10000 people.
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    Phoolan Devi, the lady who became India’s Bandit Queen gave the nation one of the most curious cases to be studied. Her life story was not just tarred by sexual abuse, politics and a very appalling married life. It also went to show our Indian society’s truest colours that nudged a woman to pick up ammunitions and be on a killing spree.
    It is her 57th birth anniversary today. And we take you on a quick recap of the things that resulted in a miserable life that this brave lady struggled through.
    After being sexually assaulted at a very young age, Phoolan went on to join the gang of dacoits and earned the tag of Bandit Queen after killing as many as 22 upper caste Hindus in Uttar Pradesh in 1981. Her early marriage to a man 13 years older to her formed the early impression to become vengeful against the society. It has been known Phoolan Devi ran away from her old husband’s house only to return years later with her gang of dacoits.
    Despite of having several charges of dacoity and murders against her, once she surrendered she went on win a ticket of Samajwadi Party and became a Member of Parliament. Her surrender ceremony was attended by as many as 10000 people.
    Click to know more.
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    Phoolan Devi, the lady who became India’s Bandit Queen gave the nation one of the most curious cases to be studied. Her life story was not just tarred by sexual abuse, politics and a very appalling married life. It also went to show our Indian society’s truest colours that nudged a woman to pick up ammunitions and be on a killing spree.
    It is her 57th birth anniversary today. And we take you on a quick recap of the things that resulted in a miserable life that this brave lady struggled through.
    After being sexually assaulted at a very young age, Phoolan went on to join the gang of dacoits and earned the tag of Bandit Queen after killing as many as 22 upper caste Hindus in Uttar Pradesh in 1981. Her early marriage to a man 13 years older to her formed the early impression to become vengeful against the society. It has been known Phoolan Devi ran away from her old husband’s house only to return years later with her gang of dacoits.
    Despite of having several charges of dacoity and murders against her, once she surrendered she went on win a ticket of Samajwadi Party and became a Member of Parliament. Her surrender ceremony was attended by as many as 10000 people.
    Click to know more.
  • +30 See more slides
    Phoolan Devi, the lady who became India’s Bandit Queen gave the nation one of the most curious cases to be studied. Her life story was not just tarred by sexual abuse, politics and a very appalling married life. It also went to show our Indian society’s truest colours that nudged a woman to pick up ammunitions and be on a killing spree.
    It is her 57th birth anniversary today. And we take you on a quick recap of the things that resulted in a miserable life that this brave lady struggled through.
    After being sexually assaulted at a very young age, Phoolan went on to join the gang of dacoits and earned the tag of Bandit Queen after killing as many as 22 upper caste Hindus in Uttar Pradesh in 1981. Her early marriage to a man 13 years older to her formed the early impression to become vengeful against the society. It has been known Phoolan Devi ran away from her old husband’s house only to return years later with her gang of dacoits.
    Despite of having several charges of dacoity and murders against her, once she surrendered she went on win a ticket of Samajwadi Party and became a Member of Parliament. Her surrender ceremony was attended by as many as 10000 people.
    Click to know more.

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