Sister to Feeroza and Afroze. Married to Shahid Noor.
sisters lost their father Munney Khan of his injuries within a few months
of the disaster. Their mom was already dead. Dad was a bidi salesman doing
well in his profession. They had their own house. After Dad died they
only had their grandma. Grandma used to be always worried that she would
die before ]getting the girls married. [She died in '93]. So Feeroza was
married when she was fourteen.
Firdous rolled bidis with Feeroza and her grandmother to make a living. She has not been to school.
Shahid Noor got to meet each other at the different
events to which the orphans were invited each year and on the tours that
were organized by the state government. They got married and have two
children. Says Firdous " 3rd december is the saddest day of our lives
but on that day all of us orphans were treated as if its a day to celebrate.
my heart cried at those anniversary events"