Incredibly Brave Women in the Indian Military

WRITTEN BY Saumya Jaiswar2023-03-07,10:42:44 news

Punita Arora

Punita Arora is the first woman in India to bag the second-highest rank, Lieutenant General of Indian Armed Forces.

Padmavathy Bandopadhyay

Padmavathy Bandopadhyay was known to be the first woman Air Marshal of the Indian Air Force

Mitali Madhumita

Lt Col Mitali Madhumita became India’s first female officer to be given the Sena Medal for gallantry during operations in J&K and the northeast

Priya Jhingal

The energetic Priya Jhingan enrolled as 001 — the first lady cadet to join the Indian Army

Divya Ajith Kumar

At the age of 21, she beat 244 fellow cadets to win the Best All-Round Cadet award and get the desirable 'Sword of Honour.'

Nivedita Choudhary

Flight Lt. Nivedita Choudhary became the first woman from the Indian Air Force (IAF) to crest the Mt. Everest

Anjana Bhaduria

Anjana Bhaduria is the first woman to succeed a gold medal in the Indian Army

Deepika Misra

Deepika Misra became the first IAF woman pilot to train for Sarang, the helicopter aerobatic team

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