Woman officers have been an essential part of our military for some time now. Case in point, Captain Kalpana Kundu, an Indian Army officer who took part in a high altitude patrol in Arunachal Pradesh on June 20.
#WomenInUniform— EasternCommand_IA (@easterncomd) June 22, 2019
Capt Kalpana Kundu, Medical Officer of #IndianArmy undertook an arduous high altitude Patrol in the mighty Himalayas in Arunachal Pradesh on 20 June to provide medical cover to her brethren deployed along #LAC #WomenEmpowerment@adgpi @SpokespersonMoD pic.twitter.com/lqLEOUNseD
According to The Times of India, Captain Kundu wished to provide medical assistance to Indian soldiers deployed along the Chinese border.
Apart from the Indian Army putting out a tweet regarding the matter, a lot of folks on the internet were also commending her for helping her fellow soldiers.
♥️ this is called women empowerment. Capt. Kalpana Kundu Salute ma’am— Ankur Ambasta (@ankurambasta) June 22, 2019
We salute you Dr. Kalpana Kundu. Jai Hind !— dr.bharatbhardwaj (@Vrishnivansh) June 22, 2019
#Salute Captain Kundu . Now that’s a role model for little #girls in #India to look upto. The epitome of the fearless #woman. https://t.co/UFtFiUXyTH— Ninjamonkey (@Aryanwarlord) June 22, 2019
It’s truly heartening to see the military embrace the role of women in the defense sector.