First Indian woman promoted to brig-general


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THE Malaysian army has got its first Indian woman as brigadier-­general.Malaysian Nanban reported that S. Suriakal, who was director of the force’s human resource development department, was recently promoted to the rank.

Suriakal, who joined the armed forces after completing the SPM examination, said it had been “very supportive” of her, allowing her to complete two degree courses.

Source : http://www.thestar.com.my/News/Nation/2015/06/12/First-Indian-woman-promoted-to-briggeneral/