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Meet Priyanka Gupta, Viral ‘Graduate Chaiwali’ From Bihar

"Just take the step once, and go for it," is this 24-year-old tea seller's mantra.

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In the age of intense competition and an aspiration to procure a plush and stable job, this chaiwali from Bihar has broken away from the norm and established her own identity. Priyanka Gupta is a 24-year-old graduate from Patna, Bihar. She runs a tea stall outside a women's college, and she wouldn't have it any other way.

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Sure, this was never her first choice, but it ended up becoming the best one for her. Initially, the young tea seller tried to appear for a few government exams in order to get a job, but she couldn't clear any of them. She took this in great stride and decided to stop looking for a job altogether and do her tea business full-time.

Priyanka doesn't have a financial precarity that has forced her to take up this job. She does this wholly and completely out of her own will, and that's what makes her so special.

Reporter: Khurram Malick

Editor: Veeru Krishan Mohan

Producer: Hazel Gandhi

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Topics:  Bihar   Patna   Tea Seller 

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