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Mann Ki Baat: Who Is Major Khushboo Kanwar Mentioned By PM Modi During Radio Address

Narendra Modi Dedicated His 'Mann Ki Baat' Programme To The Women Of India This Sunday.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Pawas Kumar | Updated on: 27 Oct 2019, 12:08:39 PM
Major Khushboo Kanwar during Republic Day parade

Major Khushboo Kanwar during Republic Day parade (Photo Credit: Courtesy Major Khushboo Kanwar)

New Delhi:

Prime Minister Narendra Modi dedicated his 'Mann Ki Baat' programme to the women of India this Sunday. He talked about their contribution towards nation-building. During his address, PM Modi talked about women who have a beacon of inspiration. He mentioned Twitter user Geetika Swami who had said that for her Major Khushboo Kanwar is 'Bharat Ki Laxmi'.

Major Khushboo Kanwar made history by leading an all-women contingent of the Assam Rifles in the Republic Day parade this year. Major Kanwar, who is the daughter of a bus conductor, was inducted into the Indian Army in 2012 and is currently serving in Assam Rifles on deputation. She hails from Jaipur in Rajasthan. Assam Rifles which is the oldest paramilitary force in the country.

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First Published : 27 Oct 2019, 11:38:44 AM