Incredibly Brave Women in the Indian Military
WRITTEN BY Saumya Jaiswar
Punita Arora is the first woman in India to bag the second-highest rank, Lieutenant General of Indian Armed Forces.
Padmavathy Bandopadhyay was known to be the first woman Air Marshal of the Indian Air Force
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
The energetic Priya Jhingan enrolled as 001 — the first lady cadet to join the Indian Army
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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.'
Flight Lt. Nivedita Choudhary became the first woman from the Indian Air Force (IAF) to crest the Mt. Everest
Anjana Bhaduria is the first woman to succeed a gold medal in the Indian Army
Deepika Misra became the first IAF woman pilot to train for Sarang, the helicopter aerobatic team
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