Avani Chaturvedi, India’s first female fighter pilot, has her eyes on the sky2 min read . Updated: 09 Mar 2018, 07:13 AM IST
On 19 February, Avani Chaturvedi scripted history by becoming the first Indian woman to fly the MiG 21 Bison, soloa feat that has helped shatter gender stereotypes in a male-dominated profession
Three weeks ago, on 19 February, Avani Chaturvedi became the first Indian woman to fly the MiG 21 Bison, solo. Not only did this declare that a woman from a small town in Madhya Pradesh could become a combat pilot, but it exponentially contributed to the complex narrative surrounding gender equality in India.
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