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Indian Armed Forces
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Military Manpower
Active troops 1,325,000 (3rd)
Reserve forces 1,155,000 (7th)
Paramilitary forces 1,293,300 (4th)
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History
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Regiments of the Indian Army:

Indian Army RegimentsEdit

Infantry RegimentsEdit

order of precedence:[citation needed]

Details at a GlanceEdit

Regiment Active From Regimental Center Motto War Cry
1 Gorkha Rifles 1815 Subathu, Himachal Pradesh Kafar Hunu Bhanda Marnu Ramro (Better to die than live like a coward) Jai Maha Kali, Ayo Gorkhali (Hail Goddess Kali, The Gorkhas are here)
3 Gorkha Rifles 1815 Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh Kafar Hunu Bhanda Marnu Ramro (Better to die than live like a coward) Jai Maha Kali, Ayo Gorkhali (Hail Goddess Kali, The Gorkhas are here)
4 Gorkha Rifles 1857 Subathu, Himachal Pradesh Kafar Hunu Bhanda Marnu Ramro (Better to die than live like a coward) Jai Maha Kali, Ayo Gorkhali (Hail Goddess Kali, The Gorkhas are here)
5 Gorkha Rifles 1858 Shillong, Meghalaya Shaurya Evam Nistha (Courage and Determination) Jai Maha Kali, Ayo Gorkhali (Hail Goddess Kali, The Gorkhas are here)
8 Gorkha Rifles 1824 Shillong, Meghalaya Kafar Hunu Bhanda Marnu Ramro (Better to die than live like a coward) Jai Maha Kali, Ayo Gorkhali (Hail Goddess Kali, The Gorkhas are here)
9 Gorkha Rifles 1817 Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh Kafar Hunu Bhanda Marnu Ramro (Better to die than live like a coward) Jai Maha Kali, Ayo Gorkhali (Hail Goddess Kali, The Gorkhas are here)
11 Gorkha Rifles 1918-1922; From 1948 Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh Yatraham Vijayastatra (The Metaphor for Victory) Jai Maha Kali, Ayo Gorkhali (Hail Goddess Kali, The Gorkhas are here)
Garhwal Rifles 1887 Lansdowne, India Yudhaya Krit Nischya (Fight With Determination) Badri Vishal Lal Ki Jai (Victory to the Great Lord Badri Nath)
Brigade of the Guards 1948 Kamptee, Maharashtra Pahla Hamesha Pahla (First Always First) Garud Ka Hun Bol Pyare (I am from the Guards, Say O my friend)
Bihar Regiment 1941 Danapur, Bihar Karam Hi Dharam (Work is Worship) Jai Bajrangbali
Parachute Regiment 1945 Bangalore, Karnataka Shatrujeet (The Conqueror) --
Punjab Regiment 1761 Ramgarh Cantonment, Jharkhand Sthal Wa Jal (By Land and Sea) Jo Bole So Nihal, Sat Sri Akal (He who cries God is Truth, is Ever Happy); Bol Jawala Ma Ki Jai (Victory to Goddess Jawala)
Madras Regiment 1758 Wellington, Tamil Nadu Swadharme Nidhanam Shreyaha (It is a glory to die doing one’s duty) Veera Madrassi, Adi Kollu, Adi Kollu(Brave Madrassi, Hit and Kill, Hit and Kill!)
Grenadiers Regiment 1758 Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh Sarvada Shaktishali (Ever Powerful) same as motto
Maratha Light Infantry 1768 Belgaum, Karnataka Duty, Honour, Courage Bol Shri Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj ki Jai
Rajputana Rifles 1775 Delhi Cantonment Veer Bhogya Vasundhara (The Brave Shall Inherit the Earth) Raja Ram Chandra Ki Jai (Victory to Raja Ram Chandra)
Rajput Regiment 1778 Fategarh, Uttar Pradesh Sarvatra Vijay (Victory Everywhere) Bol Bajrang Bali Ki Jai (Victory to Lord Hanuman)
Jat Regiment 1795 Bareilly, Uttar Pradesh Sangathan Va Veerta (Unity And Valour) Jat Balwan, Jai Bhagwan (The Jat is powerful, Victory to God!)
Sikh Regiment 1846 Ramgargh Cantoment, Jharkhand Nischay Kar Apni Jeet Karon (With determination, I will be triumphant) Jo Bole So Nihal, Sat Sri Akal (Victory belong to those; Who recite the name of God with a true Heart)
Sikh Light Infantry 1944 Fategarh, Uttar Pradesh Deg Teg Fateh(Prosperity in Peace and Victory in War) Jo Bole So Nihal, Sat Sri Akal (Blessed is the one who proclaims the Truth of God)
Dogra Regiment 1877 Faizabad, Uttar Pradesh Kartavyam Anvatma (Duty Before Death) Jawala Mata Ki Jai (Victory to Goddess Jawala)

Armoured Regiments (62)Edit

Units of the Regiment of ArtilleryEdit

A few of the units of artillery are listed below:

Engineer GroupsEdit

These were formed from the Sapper and Miner Groups of each of the erstwhile presidencies of British India. They are listed below in order of precedence:

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit



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