The Indian government is taking significant steps to empower women by planning for women-only participation in all activities along the Kartavya Path for the 2024 Republic Day parade. . This is a historic decision as it is the first time that such an initiative has been taken.According to sources from the Defence Ministry who spoke to India Today, the parade will feature only female participation in the March past, tableaux and performances. The Ministry of Defence has issued a notice stating that this decision has been made after careful consideration.This move is part of a larger effort to promote gender equality in the country and encouraging womens active participation in all areas of life.The Defence Ministry has also informed the other ministries, such as Home Affairs, Culture and Urban Development, of this decision. In recent years, the government has taken several initiatives to increase women's participation in the military. Women have been given command opportunities and deployment in combat roles, which were previously reserved for men.This has opened up new opportunities for women and has helped break down gender barriers in traditionally male-dominated fields.