Woman cadet leads passing out parade for the first time in PuneMarch 5th, 2009 - 6:16 pm ICT by ANI
Pune, Mar 5 (ANI): Harleen Chopra of the Armed Forces Medical College (AFMC) created history today by becoming the first-ever Indian woman cadet to command a passing out parade in Pune.
Chopra, a medical cadet, commanded the parade of 103 graduates who would be commissioned into the Armed Forces Medical Services.
“Basically it is an honour and a privilege to be doing this in my college. I once again thank all those who were responsible for guiding me throughout this process,” said Chopra.
Lieutenant General Yogendra Singh, Director General, Armed Forces Medical Services, the chief guest at the event said that Chopra has become an example for other girls to follow.
“This has become history and other girls will try to emulate such feats,” Singh said. (ANI)
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