Rajni Bala Death, Age, Husband, Children, Family, Biography & More

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Death Date: 31/05/2022
Age: 38 Years
Profession: Government School Teacher

Rajni Bala

ProfessionGovernment School Teacher
Physical Stats & More
Eye ColourDark brown
Hair ColourDark brown
Personal Life
Date of BirthYear, 1987
Date of Death31 May 2022
Place of DeathKulgam, Jammu and Kashmir
Age (at the time of death) 36 Years
Death CauseShot Dead by Terrorists [1]Hindustan Times
Nationality Indian
HometownSamba, Jammu Kashmir
Educational QualificationB.Ed
Ethnicity Kashmiri Pandit
Relationships & More
Marital Status (at the time of death)Married
Husband/SpouseRaj Kumar (school teacher)
ChildrenDaughter- Sana

Rajni Bala

Some Lesser Known Facts About Rajni Bala

  • Rajni Bala was a Kashmiri Pandit who worked as a school teacher at a Government High School in Gopalpora in the Kulgam district of Jammu and Kashmir, where she was shot dead in an alleged targeted killing by terrorists on 31 May 2022.
  • She lived in Kulgam with her husband and 13-year-old daughter. Her husband is also a school teacher who was appointed as a government school teacher in another village of Kulgam.
  • Rajni and her husband had been working as a government school teacher since 2009 In Kulgam, Rajni’s school was about 7 km away from her rented accommodation in the Chawalgam village. Her husband and daughter dropped her at school a few minutes before she was shot in the head by a terrorist at the school’s entrance gate.

    Rajni Bala's dead body in her hometown Samba

    Rajni Bala’s dead body in her hometown Samba

  • The couple had been requesting the authorities to transfer them to a safer district for a long time. Their request for transfer to another school was accepted a night before the attack, and it was Rajni’s last day at the school when she died.
  • The authorities transferred her dead body to her native village, Samba after completing the medical and legal formalities. Reporters talked to Bala’s husband who said,

    Had the administration transferred her to a safer place earlier, she might have been alive by now. I curse my destiny. Just a day after her transfer, she was killed by terrorists.’ [2]DNA

    Rajni Bala's daughter and relatives in Samba after her death

    Rajni Bala’s daughter and relatives in Samba after her death

  • This attack was the seventh targeted terrorist attack on civilians in Jammu Kashmir. [3]DNA After this attack, protests were held in the village to demand safety from authorities in the next 24 hours.