Captain Tania Sher Gill, first woman officer to lead all-men contingents at Army Day Parade
Happy Army Day 2020 Celebrations: The nation is celebrating the 72nd Army Day today in honour of the soldiers who serve the country selflessly and risk their lives to safeguard the borders. While Prime Minister Narendra Modi said the country is proud of its army, chief Gen M M Naravane said that the borders are strongly guarded and that India is ready for any future warfare.
The Army showcased its military might and some of its state-of-the-art assets at the majestic Army Day parade at the Cariappa Parade Ground in Delhi Cantt. In a first for any woman officer, Captain Tania Shergill, an officer with Army's Corps of Signals, lead all-men contingents at the Army Day parade.
Army Chief Gen M M Naravane, Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria, Navy Chief Admiral Karambir Singh and Chief of Defence Staff Gen Bipin Rawat are present on the occasion.
This is General Naravane's first Army Day celebrations as the chief. Former Army Chief Bipin Rawat has been appointed as India's first Chief of Defence Staff (CDS).