Chengalpat, Republic of India
INDIAN FEMALE SOLDIERS DURING A WEAPONS TRAINING SESSION AT CHENGALPAT.
Indian female soldiers hold transistor radios during a weapons training
session at an army camp at Chengalpat 50 kms (31 miles) south of the
southern Indian city of Madras, July 9 2003. Two hundred and
seventy-five female cadres are taking part in a seven-day training
program organised by the Indian Officers Training Academy (OTA) to
train the soldiers to fight any future conflicts. REUTERS/Lanantha