Are you Looking for Gunjan Saxena Age, Birthday, Height, Net Worth, Family, salary, Weight etc..? Find the latest complete information on celebwoods.com. Gunjan Saxena was born in Year 1975 . She is an Indian air force personnel.
|Profession||An Indian Air Force Personnel|
|Famous For||Being one of the first Indian women IAF officers to fly in a combat zone (Kargil War)|
|Physical Stats & More|
|Date of Birth||Year 1975 |
|Age (as in 2019)||44 Years|
|College/University||Hansraj College, University of Delhi|
|Hobbies||Reading, Exploring New Places|
|Awards, Honours, Achievements||Shurya Chakra Award by the Indian Army|
|Relationships & More|
|Husband/Spouse||Name Not Known (an Indian Air Force Mi-17 Helicopter Pilot)|
|Children||Son: Not Known
Daughter: Pragya (born in 2004)
|Parents||Father– Name Not Known (an Army Officer)
Mother– Name Not Known
|Siblings||Brother– 1 (Elder, Name Not Known) (an Army Officer)
|Favourite Food(s)||Basket Chaat, Kulfi Falooda|
Some Lesser Known Facts About Gunjan Saxena
- She was born and brought up in a family of soldiers, where both her father and brother were in the Indian Army.
- She always wanted to be a part of the armed forces. In an interview, while talking about her father, she said, “He would always tell me and my elder brother that he wanted us to ride from a tricycle to an aeroplane. And when as a fifth grader I was shown a cockpit by a cousin who happened to be an Indian Airlines pilot, I decided that I only wanted to fly.”
- She completed her schooling and moved to Delhi for her graduation from Hansraj College. There, she also joined Safdarjung Flying Club, New Delhi to learn the basics of flying. After completing her graduation, she started applying to get a job as a pilot.
- In 1994, Gunjan Saxena got selected into the group of 25 young women; the first batch of women IAF trainee pilots.