On Tuesday morning, the passing out parade of the 66th batch of Rajasthan Police Academy took place at the Academy grounds, near Panipech Circle, Nehru Nagar, Jaipur. CM Vasundhara Raje and key ministers, including home minister Gulabchand Kataria, DGP Manoj Bhatt and other senior police officials of Rajasthan were also present at the venue.
During the parade and the passing out ceremony, 188 new woman recruits, who mostly belong to small cities and villages of Rajasthan, took oath in Jaipur to serve the country. All newly recruited women constables had pride and happy tears in their eyes, along with enthusiasm and excitement of passing out from the Rajasthan Police Academy. The women police constables displayed self-defense techniques such as dismantling and reassembling weapons like AK-47 and INSAS rifles.
These pass out women constables will be deputed across different cities:
The entire event was a display of 'Nari Shakti' or Women Empowerment. As the 66th batch of Rajasthan police Academy passed out with this ceremony, the best performers were felicitated by chief minister Vasundhara Raje.
Suwa Kanwar, who hails from Jodhpur, won two medals - All Round Best and Best in Indoor subjects. Her brother and grandfather were present at the ceremony. She has a few family members serving in the Indian Army, who she says inspire her the most.
Reenu Jat is a young, 24-year-old, who won the Best in Outdoor medal. She credits her physical training instructor Vikram sir for her success and wants to break the perception that women lack physical strength.
Mukesh won the first prize in Firing category. Her husband and mother-in-law were present at the ceremony. She credits her brother Rajkumar, who serves in the Air Force, to inspire her to join the police forces.