Malayala Manorama has the largest circulation among all vernacular newspapers in
Now, women constables are nothing new. There are over 2500 of them in Kerala. But this lady who is attached to the Vattiyurkavu police station in the State capital
An academic as a police woman? Square peg in a round hole? Not at all. Dr. Nair was in need of employment and the police job was the first one that came her way. She has been discharging her police duties efficiently for the five years that she has been with the force and at the same time keeps pursuing her academic interests.
It is said that she is even changing the style of police language in First Information Reports and other submissions to the courts. She has been married for three yeas and has a one year old baby girl.
Dr. Nair won’t be with the police for long, though. Not that she doesn’t like the job. But she favors teaching better. She has been offered a college lecturer post and is waiting for the formal order.
Best of luck, Dr. Anitha Nair.