Section II — Neerja Bhanhot – Life
     Neerja Bhanot was born on 7 September 1963, in Chandigarh, Punjab, India, to Rama Bhanot and Harish Bhanot, a Mumbai-based journalist. She was the couple’s third child, a much longed-for daughter after two sons, Akhil and Aneesh.
     Neerja attended Chandigarh’s Sacred Heart School till she was in the 6th standard, after which her family moved to Mumbai. There she attended Bombay Scottish School and went on to graduate from St. Xavier’s College.
Neerja Bhanot was born on 7 September 1963, in Chandigarh, Punjab, India. Her parents are Rama Bhanot and Harish Bhanot. Neerja's father was a Mumbai-based journalist. Neerja had two elder brothers named Akhil and Aneesh. She was the third child of her parents and a much-desired daughter after two sons.

Neerja attended Sacred Heart School in Chandigarh until she was in the sixth grade, after which her family got shifted to Mumbai. She went to Bombay Scottish School and graduated from St. Xavier's College there.
Meaning of difficult words:
A person who works for a newspaper, magazine, television show, or radio programme
Wanted or hoped very much for a long time
State Council of Educational Research and Training (2019). Term-3 English Standard-7. A Story of Self Sacrifice and Bravery (pp. 105-111). Published by the Tamil Nadu Textbook and Educational Services Corporation.