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Parachute Regiment (India) -

Parachute Regiment (India)
Active1945 - Present
CountryIndia
AllegianceIndian Army
BranchArmy
TypeAirborne infantry, Special forces
RoleAirborne/special forces
Size17 battalions
Regimental CentreBangalore, Karnataka
NicknamesThe Paras & Red Devils
MottoShatrujeet (The Conqueror)
ColorsMaroon and sky blue
Battle honoursShelatang, Naushera, Poonch, Jhanger, Hajipir, Poongli Bridge, Mandhol, and Chachro
Colonel of the RegimentLt. Gen. Paramjit Singh Sangha
Regimental InsigniaAn open parachute with wings spread out and a dagger placed upright, between the wings.
DecorationsMaha Vir Chakra 11, Kirti Chakra 13, Param Vishisht Seva Medal 07, Uttam Yudh Seva Medal 06, Ati Vishisht Seva Medal 13, Vir Chakras 61, Shaurya Chakras 53, Yudh Seva Medal 10, Vishisht Seva Medal 28, Sena Medal 246, Bar to Sena Medal 05, Mentioned in dispatches 265
SloganMEN APART EVERY MAN AN EMPEROR

The parachute regiment is the most fearless regiment in the Indian Army. The PARA SPECIAL FORCES are involved in special operations like counter terrorism,unconventional warfare,surgical strikes,hostage resque etc.
THE WEAR THE MAROON BERET AND BALIDAN BADGE.

 

One Opinion on “Parachute Regiment (India)

  1. Anonymous says:

    The parachute regiment is the most fearless regiment in the Indian Army. The PARA SPECIAL FORCES are involved in special operations like counter terrorism,unconventional warfare,surgical strikes,hostage resque etc.
    THE WEAR THE MAROON BERET AND BALIDAN BADGE.

    Moto: MEN APART EVERY MEN AN EMPEROR

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