Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Ravi Kishan’s daughter Ishita Shukla will be among the 148 female cadets of the National Cadet Corps (NCC) who will take part in the march past during the Republic Day parade this year.
In a series of tweets, the BJP leader expressed how proud he was as a parent.
“My brave daughter Ishita Shukla has been working hard to serve our nation for the past 3 years. She is a cadet of 7 Girls Battalion of Delhi Directorate, training in this bitter cold and for the Republic Day Parade on Kartuya route. Fighting the fog,” Kishan said.
Out of 659 girls who participated in the NCC camp, 148 were selected to be part of the Republic Day marching contingent. The NCC girls squad will be led by Odisha’s Sonali Sahu.
The NCC will also host its annual parade for the first time on January 28 at Delhi’s Kripa Parade Ground.