Hashma Khatun is a ward member from the Tinkoni panchayat, East Champaran district, Bihar. She contested and won the panchayat election in 2016. However, farming continues to remain her main occupation. Even before becoming a ward member, Hashma was passionate about supporting her community. As a ward member, she works towards improving the health services available at the panchayat- and block-level, along with supporting work around pensions, road construction, and sanitation.