She is Shobhana Smriti from Village Balamau, District Hardoi, Uttar Pradesh. She got married at the age of 20. When she was a child, her mother died of cancer. As an elder sister in the family, she became responsible for parenthood for the whole family. Since 2008, she began to work with NCDHR, and currently, she is an independent leader of All India Dalit Mahila Adhikar Manch at the state of Uttar Pradesh.