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Indian Women In War

Punita Arora

Punita Arora - Also the first female vice admiral of Indian Navy is a recipient of 15 medals.

Padmavathy Bandopadhyay

Padmavathy Bandopadhyay - First woman air force officer to become an aviation medicine specialist. First woman Air Vice Marshal of IAF.

Mitali Madhumita

Mitali Madhumita - Saved 19 lives during the terrorist attack on the Indian embassy in Kabul. First female recipient of sena medal for gallantry.

Divya Ajith Kumar

Divya Ajith Kumar - First lady cadet to be conferred the coveted 'Sword of Honour' by the army.

Avani Chaturvedi Bhawana Kanth Mohana Singh

Avani Chaturvedi, Bhawana Kanth, and Mohana Singh - First 3 women fighter pilots in the Indian air force.