Only 2.5 percent of India's more than one million personnel are women
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What women think of fighting for India's army

Indian President Pranab Mukherjee has announced that women will be allowed in all combat roles in the armed forces.

Women currently comprise just 2.5% of the armed forces, working mostly in non-combat roles.

We asked some Indian women for their views on the measure.

Filmed by Vikas Pandey, edited by Neha Sharma

  • 25 Feb 2016