By Anantha Krishnan M
When US President Barack Obama takes the salute at the Republic Day Parade on Rajpath on Monday, he might not be aware of the story of a young naval lady officer, who will be part of one of the marching contingents. It will be day filled with mixed emotions, pride and great sense of satisfaction for Sub Lt Chippy K Devasia, who will be among the 148 strong Naval Marching Women Contingent, during the R-Day Parade. Chippy and her colleagues will also march into the history books for being the first all-women naval marching contingent ever during the R-Day Parade. Similar to the Navy, the Army, and the Indian Air Force are also fielding all-women contingents this year, drawing inspiration from Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s vision to exhibit ‘Nari Shakti’ on January 26.
* Her’s is a story of determination
* Life took a different turn at INA Ezhimala
* Her father’s Bhagavd Gita lessons gave her strength
* Bonding at its best during R-Day Parade
* Pride of Tricolour matters the most
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