Probably for the first time in history, a Nepali woman has secured a high-level position in the British Gurkha Army.
A 27-year-old Dentist Anshu Gurung has been appointed as the captain in the British Gurkha Army on Saturday. She was honored with an insignia of a captain.
According to Yogesh Gurung, Vice Chairman of South East Regional Tamu Dhin and Advisor of Tamu Dhin, UK, Anshu has already completed a 10-week training for her new post from the Royal Military Academy Standhurst.
Anshu Gurung is the youngest daughter of former British Gurkha Color Sergeant Amar Gurung. Her mother Suku Gurung is the Chairman of Bhumdikot Society, UK.
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Originally from Pokhara Metropolitan City-22, Anshu, along with her family, is currently staying in Farnborough, UK.
She joined the British Gurkha Army after receiving her dental degree from Queen Mary University last year.