Chhattisgarh philanthropist Padmashree Phoolbasan Bai and actress Renuka Shahane, who reached the stage of Amitabh Bachchan’s knowledge game show Kaun Banega Crorepati aired on Sony TV, have won an amount of Rs 50 lakh. Phoolbasan Bai Yadav and Renuka Shahane were in the hot seat in the special Karmaveer episode of the show’s 12 seasons and the two together answered Big-B’s questions. Please tell that through Phulbasan Yadav, mother Bamleshwari Public Interest Work Committee helps financially and socially backward women. After winning this amount in the show, both women have expressed their intention to use a part of this amount for the welfare of women.
A question of 50 lakhs was asked to Renuka and Phulbasan about the environmentalist Kinkari Devi of Himachal Pradesh. Both had no answer to this question. He then took the help of experts and won this amount. Continually answering the questions, Phulbasan and Renuka had reached the place where the correct answer to the next question could fetch them Rs 1 crore, but they quitted the game. With this, she became the first contestant of this season to win such a sum.
Originally from Chhattisgarh, Padmashree Phoolbasan Yadav has worked to spread awareness against malpractices like child marriage, drug addiction, female atrocities and has played a major role in empowerment of women. Apart from this, through Maa Bamleshwari Mahila Samiti, she is showing thousands of women by self-employment and showing them the right way to live life. Due to his work, he has been awarded the Padma Shri.