An all-woman contingent of the Assam Rifles in the 70th Republic Day parade created history by walking down Rajpath for the first time.
Major Khushboo Kanwar was the all-woman contingent commander of the Assam Rifles in the Republic Day parade.
Maj Khushboo Kanwar (30) led the contingent of the Assam Rifles which is the oldest paramilitary force in the country.
She is a daughter of a bus conductor and hails from Jaipur, Rajasthan.
She was inducted into Indian Army in 2012 and now serves in Assam Rifles on deputation. Apart from carrying out counter insurgency operations in Assam Rifles she is also a mother.