Son Graduates From Officers Training Academy 27 Years After His Retired Major Mom In Chennai

It was a big day for Retired Major Smita Chaturvedi when she watched her son pass out from Officers Training Academy 27 years after she did in 1995. She saw her son getting Commissioned into the Army in the same manner, reported India Today.

Visuals were posted on Twitter by the official account of the Public Relations Officer of Chennai under the Directorate of Public Relations, Ministry of Defence. They wrote, “A rare euphoric moment for a Lady Officer: Major Smita Chaturvedi (Retd) Commissioned from Officers Training Academy, Chennai before 27 years in 1995, saw her son getting Commissioned in the same manner in the same Academy today.”

They also shared a picture of Retd. Major Chaturvedi from her training days as a cadet.


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Smita Chaturvedi opened up about her son graduating from the same academy and expressed how ecstatic she felt. She further added that even though everything has changed in the academy, the younger generation officers are more well equipped to deal with the challenges that may come their way.

Congratulations poured in from everywhere for the mother-son duo. Have a look:

What a proud moment for a mother!

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