Scripting History: All-Women Assam Rifles Contingent To March Past Rajpath On Republic Day


On January 26, the rhythmic marching of gleaming boots and spotless spats on 146 women soldiers of the Assam Rifles will be a sign of the times that women are ready to kick through any glass ceiling. These women soldiers are making history not only on Rajpath – being the first all-women contingent from a central paramilitary force to participate in the Republic Day parade – but also in their area of responsibility. In Delhi, they are aiming to win the best marching contingent trophy. And in the Northeast, they are busting drug-gangs, apprehending insurgents, collecting field intelligence and performing community outreach duties at par with their male counterparts. Read More

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