A woman warrior is going to lead the Army Day parade
A woman warrior namely Tania Sher Gill is going to lead the Army Day parade.
She will also be in the same role at the Republic Day parade (the Army Day parade is part of the January 26 parade).
Sher Gill’s father served in the army and later joined the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF). She hails from Hoshiarpur in Punjab. She did her engineering in electronics and telecommunications from a college in Nagpur.
The military hardware being showcased at Wednesday’s parade includes infantry combat vehicle BMP-2K, K9 Vajra-T artillery guns, locally built Dhanush towed guns, T-90 main battle tanks and the short span bridging system.
The parade consists of 18 different contingents and will also feature a combat display in which soldiers simulate action in enemy territory.