Esha Bahal, Student of Political Science From Noida University, Becomes British High Commissioner For A Day! View Pics
Esha Bahal, Student of Political Science From Noida University, Becomes British High Commissioner For A Day! View Pics (Photo Credits: ANI)

New Delhi, October 9: Esha Bahal, a student of Political Science in a Noida University, became British High Commissioner to India for 24 hours after she won a competition organised by British High Commission to mark the International Day of the Girl Child. A total of 58 students from across the country submitted their videos, but Bahal was the lucky one to be selected.

In a bid to mark the International Day of the Girl Child, which is celebrated on October 11, the British High Commission had organised a competition for women aged between 18 and 23 to become the British High Commissioner to India for a day. Section 377 Verdict: British High Commission in India Hosts Reception, Members of LGBT Community, Activists Gather to Celebrate.

Esha Becomes British High Commissioner to India for 24 hours, See Pics.

Bahal said her journey was quite simple as she just had to upload a video on Facebook explaining what gender equality means to me. "My journey was quite simple. I just had to upload a video on Facebook explaining what gender equality means to me. I tagged UK & India, as per the requirement of the challenge. A few weeks later, they sent a mail stating I've won it. It has been a great&really unique experience",  Esha was quoted by ANISukanya Samriddhi Yojana For Girl Child: Minimum Deposit Amount Reduced to Rs 250, How Can You Open a New Account? 

Contestants taking part in the contest were required to submit a short video presentation on the theme "What does gender equality mean to you?" Being delighted over the achievement, Bahal, the acting British High Commissioner for a day said that acting as British High Commissioner for a day has been a great and really unique experience.

Bahal plans to become a social entrepreneur after completing her higher studies in public policy and law.  "I've learned about the breadth and depth of UK-India relations - and had the opportunity to highlight the importance of gender equality and inclusivity, issues which are of great importance to me", she added.