Jammu, Mar 8: Sunia has made her family proud after she topped the merit list of Women Officers Technical Entry (Civil Engineering) of Indian Army. She will join the Indian Army on the Lieutenant rank. There is celebration in her village Bharakh in Puni Tesil of Reasi in Jammu and Kashmir after the result was declared on February 27. She is the first woman officer from Reasi. Also Read - Ladakh Standoff: Meet Lieutenant General Harinder Singh, Who Will Represent India at Today's Military-Level Talks

Speaking to Zee News on International Women’s Day 2018, Sunia said that she wanted to work in Kashmir and tell people there that they are as much a part of the country as we are. “If I am posted in Kashmir, I will fight to tell the youth there that they are a part of India.” Also Read - New Complaint Against Ekta Kapoor For Inappropriate Sex Scene Insulting Indian Army in Her Web-Series

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Sunia’s grandfather, late Th Suram Singh Chib was veteran of JAK Rifles and her father Sub Jagdev Singh Chib is veteran of Artillery. Sunia says that her family has been supportive in making her achieve her dream of serving the Indian Army.