From 1975 to 1977, there was an emergency in the country and a sterilization camp was also conducted in the country. Yes, at that time, Sanjay Gandhi, the younger son of Prime Minister Indira Gandhi, had entrusted Rukhsana with the task of persuading the Muslims of Old Delhi to get the sterilization done.
You can tell everyone that Rukhsana Sultana was a major part of the sterilization camp run by Sanjay Gandhi during the Emergency at that time. The sterilisation was being carried out in a dreadful manner that people were afraid of the sight of the ruthless.
Sanjay Gandhi is said to have wanted to work for family planning in the country and for this, he followed the sterilisation path and believed that the country would grow rapidly if the growing population of any country was stopped.
Tell all of you that the kind of sterilization that started in those days had created fear among the people in old Delhi, and even the old men, from 60 years old to 18 years old, were caught and sterilized even new married. People were also given sterilization. It is said that at that time people used to be scared to see Rukhsana Sultana and after the Emergency came to the BJP government, Rukhsana turned away from the reports.
Nothing much was heard about her after that, and Rukhsana married Shavinder Singh, who was Khushwant Singh's nephew. Bollywood actor Amrita Singh is the daughter of Rukhsana and Shavinder. Yes, after the Emergency, Rukhsana came into the spotlight when her daughter Amrita Singh's first film, 'Betaab' was released in 1983, and Amrita was very fond of the film.
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