[In-Pics]: Meet Tania Shergill, India’s first woman Republic Day parade adjutant

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In a first, captain Tania Shergill, an officer with Army’s Corps of Signals, will be the first woman parade adjutant for the Republic Day parade. On the occasion of 72nd Army Day on 15th January 2020, Captain Tania Shergill led an all-man contingent.

For the unversed, a parade adjutant is responsible for the parade. Now a captain with the Indian Army’s Corps of Signals, Tania led all-men contingents and became the first woman Parade Adjutant in the history of the Army Day function.

Here are some of the pictures of Tania Shergill:

Tania who is a fourth-generation army officer from her family is a degree holder in electronics and telecommunications from Nagpur.
Captain Tania’s family mostly lived in Mumbai where her mother worked as a teacher. After her parent’s retirement, the family moved to Garhdiwala, a small town in the Hoshiarpur district of Punjab around nine years ago.

Anand Mahindra in awe of Tania Shergill’s parade video

Both her father and grandfather have served in the Army. Her father was in 101 Medium Regiment (Artillery) while her grandfather was in the 14th Armed Regiment (Scinde Horse). Interestingly, her great grandfather was in the Sikh Regiment.
Her video of leading the all-male contingents was highly-shared on Twitter. While the audience was in awe of the captain, it was Anand Mahindra’s tweet that best described every citizen’s reaction.

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