2015 Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) topper Tina Dabi has become a household name over the years. Dabi, who is currently posted as the collector of Rajasthan's Jaisalmer district, often grabs headlines for various reasons.
IAS officer Tina Dabi's love story and marriage have always been on the spotlight. Dabi tied the knot for the second time with Dr Pradeep Gawande in April this year after divorcing Athar Aamir, an IAS officer of her batch.
Tina Dabi married Dr Pradeep in a close-knit ceremony in Jaipur attended by their close friends and relatives. However many people may not be aware of Dr Pradeep Gawande and Tina Dabi's love story and how they met.
For the unversed, Dr Pradeep Gawande is also an IAS officer of Rajasthan cadre. He is a qualified doctor and is senior to Tina as he cracked his civil services exams in 2013.
Reportedly, Tina and Pradeep met during an official engagement from where their friendship began.
Tina in an interview had revealed that she met Pradeep Gawande during some work in the Health Department. From there they developed a great friendship which later converted into liking. She said that they had dated for a brief time before tying the knot.
They had also met their respective families and spent quality time with them after which they decided to get married after careful consideration. Later, Pradeep Gawande proposed to Dabi and they agreed to spent their lives together.