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Kumaon Regiment
Founded1813
CountryIndia
BranchIndian Army
TypeInfantry
Size19 Battalions
Regimental CentreRanikhet, Uttarakhand
NicknameCreed Of The Man Eaters
MottoParakramo Vijayate (Valour Triumphs)
War CryKalika Mata Ki Jai (Victory to the Great Goddess Kali), Bajrang Bali Ki Jai (Victory to Bajrang Bali), Dada Kishan Ki Jai (Victory to Dada Kishan)
Decorations2 Param Vir Chakras, 4 Ashok Chakras, 10 Maha Vir Chakras, 6 Kirti Chakras, 2 Uttam Yudh Seva Medals, 78 Vir Chakras, 1 Vir Chakra & Bar, 23 Shaurya Chakras, 1 Yudh Seva Medal, 127 Sena Medals, 2 Sena Medals and Bar, 8 Param Vishisht Seva Medals, 24 Ati Vishisht Seva Medals, 36 Vishisht Seva Medals
Battle honoursPost Independence Srinagar (Badgam), Rezang La, Gadra City, Bhaduria, Daudkandi, Sanjoi Mirpur and Shamsher Nagar, Post Independence Srinagar (Badgam), Rezang La, Gadra City, Bhaduria, Daudkandi, Sanjoi Mirpur and Shamsher Nagar
Current commanderLt. Gen. B.S. Sahrawat
Notable commandersGen. S.M. Shrinagesh, Gen. K.S. Thimayya, Gen. T.N. Raina
HeadquartersRanikhet
Regimental InsigniaA demi-rampant lion holding a cross. The demi-rampant lion is part of the arms of the Russel family, whose ancestor had started the body of troops now formed into the Kumaon Regiment.

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4 Opinion on “Kumaon Regiment

  1. Anonymous says:

    Kumaon regiment is the most remarkable regiment who is not only play pivotal role in battles with Pakistan and china(1947-48, 1962, 1965, 1971 and 1999) but also contribute in world war 1 and 2.
    So, kumaon regiment is strong regiment of Indian army.

  2. Anonymous says:

    They also won the first param veer chakra of Indian army

  3. Anonymous says:

    no 1regiment in the world

  4. Anonymous says:

    Naaj hai desh ko aap pay jai hind

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