Jammu and Kashmir News: The youth of Jammu and Kashmir, especially the women, have now started believing in self-employment. Over the years, many such women have stood on their own feet by breaking the stereotypes and not only earned self-employment, but also played an important role in the development of the society. An example of this is Arifa Bilal and Razia Mushtaq, two talented women from the central district of Ganderbal. can be taken. He broke the evils in the district and achieved success. The first fitness center for women in the district was established by Arifa Bilal in 2017.
Powerlifting gold medalist Arifa Bilal
Razia Mushtaq along with her has started another fitness center for women only in Kangan area this year. Apart from being a fitness trainer, Arifa Bilal is the first woman from Jammu and Kashmir to win a gold medal in powerlifting at the national level.
Arifa Bilal has brought laurels to herself and her state by winning gold medals at state and national level in martial arts. Apart from this, he has won national awards in volleyball as well as in many other sports. Arifa is now running a fitness center in her district to provide a platform to other aspiring women athletes.
Started fitness club with Razia Mushtaq
Like Arifa Bilal, law graduate Razia Mushtaq started a fitness club in Kangan area of the district. Raziya says that she realized that there is a lack of fitness centers for women in the Kangan area and women in the area are reluctant to even join fitness centres. So they were forced to think of a women’s gym in Kangan area.
Razia and Arifa had to face many challenges and criticisms in starting the gym center. People’s criticisms were not taken seriously by the talented girls. According to Razia, the love and support of parents and friends encouraged her to move forward with confidence.