Watch: Tania Shergill leads all-men contingent at Republic Day Parade
New Delhi : Making India proud, a fourth-generation Army officer, Captain Tania Shergill led an all-men marching contingent of the Corps of Signals during the 71st Republic Day celebrations at Rajpath in New Delhi.
On January 15, she had become the first woman to lead an all men contingent at the Army Day Parade, winning the hearts of people across the country.
"Tell a woman she can’t do it, and she will show you how it’s done !! Captain Tania Shergil, a 4th Generation #Army Officer leads Corps of Signals marching contingent #RepublicDay2020 #RepublicDayIndia", PIB India wrote on Twitter along with a video.
Tell a woman she cant do it, and she will show you how its done !!— PIB India 🇮🇳 #StayHome #StaySafe (@PIB_India) January 26, 2020
Captain Tanya Shergil, a 4th Generation #Army Officer leads Corps of Signals marching contingent #RepublicDay2020 #RepublicDayIndia pic.twitter.com/vXi5RA6CuQ
Hailing from Hoshiarpur in Punjab, she is the fourth generation of her family serving in the Indian Army. Her father was from artillery, a grandfather from armoured and great grandfather from infantry. Commissioned in March 2017 from the Officer Training Academy, Chennai, Captain Shergill is an electronics and communications graduate.
Watching her in action, Gautam Gambhir expressed his proud feelings on Twitter.
Being a father of two daughters, it makes me feel proud to see a women leading men in the Republic Day Parade. Hats off Tania shergill, keep going! Happy Republic Day to all. #71stRepublicDay pic.twitter.com/D3WpCIUMw5— Gautam Gambhir (@GautamGambhir) January 26, 2020