Mohdesa Jafri is an Indian pilot, best known for being the first Shia woman from Maharashtra to receive a business pilot’s license in 2022.
Mohdesa Jafri was born in 1996.age 26 years; by 2022) at Jogeshwari, Mumbai. In 2020, she joined a flying school in Johannesburg, South Africa.
parents and siblings
Mohdesa’s father’s name is Sher Mohammad Jafri, a preacher at a local mosque. His mother’s name is Alima Farah Jafri, who also works as a preacher in a local mosque. In an interview his father talked about him and said,
She is the first Shia girl from Maharashtra to become a commercial pilot. Me and my wife are preachers. It is thanks to the blessings of Allah and Hazrat Imam Hussain (grandson of Prophet Muhammad who was martyred in the 680 Battle of Karbala in Iraq) that she can fulfill her dream.
In an interview, her mother said that she had to hear comments like ‘How can Maulana and Alema (female religious scholar) put their only daughter in the pilot’s curriculum?’ From his relatives after he was admitted to flying school. In an interview, his mother talked about this and said,
We kept quiet because we knew we were not doing anything wrong. If our daughter had a dream and there was nothing irreligious or immoral in it, we had to support her.
Mohdesa is unmarried.
Mohaddesa follows Islam.
Mohaddesa is a Shia Muslim.
kalpana chawla fan
In an interview, she said that she is a big fan of Kalpana Chawla. He recalled the age of seven saying that he came to know about Kalpana Chawla in 2013 when she died. In the interview, she further said that she accompanied her father to the market where she saw the posters of Kalpana Chawla and asked her father about her. Her father told her the story of Kalpana Chawla’s bravery after which she became his admirer. In the interview he further said,
I quietly became a fan of Kalpana Chawla and as I grew up, I read many biographies and hundreds of articles and watched many videos on her. I told my parents that I wanted to join the aviation industry.