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Jasmine Chattha becomes first woman to lead Indian peacekeepers’ parade

In a male dominated contingent, Major Chattha, who belongs to military family, also received a medal for the outstanding work along with five other females.

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Major Jasmine Chattha became the first woman on January 12, 2023, to lead the contingent of Indian peacekeepers consisting of infantry, engineers and medical staff in South Sudan during the United Nations' annual medal award ceremony.

During the ceremony, Chattha, who belongs to a military family, also received a medal for her outstanding contributions along with five other woman out of the 1,171 troop, majority of whom are males.

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