New Delhi: A woman soldier of the Indian Army’s skydiving team created history on Friday. Lance Naik Manju, a woman soldier of the Indian Army, achieved a remarkable feat by jumping from a height of 10,000 feet at the dropzone near Misamari in Assam. She has become the first woman sky diver of the Indian Army. This special achievement of Lance Naik Manju will definitely inspire girls who are dreaming of joining the Indian Army.
‘Dreams do come true if you work hard’
‘If one wants something very strongly and is willing to work hard for it, and does his best for it, he will surely succeed. His success depends on how hard he wants to turn his dreams into reality. I wish the new women recruits and future military instructors every success in their endeavors and serve our country in the best possible way.’ Lance Naik Manju joined the Indian Army on 14 December 2019.
Lance Naik Manju’s success will inspire many girls.
Manju is a resident of Jind district of Haryana.
Manju is described by her fellow soldiers as a ‘complete warrior’ who is ready to face any challenge that comes her way. Manju’s father is a farmer and she was born and brought up in Dhamtan Sahib, Narwana, in Jind district of Haryana. He completed his schooling in Dhamtan Sahib and moved to Bangalore to pursue higher education. Her training as a Military Police constable began on 15 January 2019 when she joined the Indian Army’s 51 Sub Area Provost Unit as L/Nk (WMP).
Lance Naik Manju after achieving a special feat.
Deployed in Assam after 61 weeks of training
After 61 weeks of training at the CMP Center and School in Bangalore, Manju was posted to Assam. There he started his duty as a Military Police (MP). His first assignment was at Goalpara where he was tasked with maintaining law and order in military units.
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