SIVASAGAR: Sheikh Raisha Tabassum from Nazira in Sivasagar district has been appointed as the youngest State Secretary of BJP's youth wing Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha (BJYM) Delhi Pradesh.
A graduate with honours in Political Science honours from Hindu College, University of Delhi, 20-year-old Sheikh Raisha is also the founder of 'El Jeffa Foundation' — a national NGO working with the United Nations in various parts of India.
Previously, Sheikh Raisha was also the State Secretary of the ABVP Delhi's North East Cell, in-charge of the 'Slum School Project' under 'Students For Seva', ABVP where she focused on educating 300+ Muslim underprivileged children in Delhi.
The BJP has given her the responsibility to work for the welfare of the minority community with focus on the youth of the north-eastern region.
Sheikh Raisha is also a recipient of the prestigious SKOCH Yuva award. She was also nominated for the 'Karmaveer Chakra Awards' constituted by confederation of Indian NGOs & UN.
Sheikh Raisha is the daughter of Hamida Rahman, a teacher by profession of Nazira Na-mati.