143 Young Soldiers Passing Out Parade Held At Kumaon Regimental Centre

143 Recruits joined the Indian Army in a smart Attestation Parade at the Kumaon Regimental Centre, Ranikhet, taking an oath to dedicate themselves to the service of the nation.


The Kumaon Regiment is the highest decorated regiment of the Indian Army. The regiment traces its origins to the 18th century and has fought in every major campaign of the British Indian Army and the Indian Army, including the two world wars. The Kumaon Rajput regiment is the highest decorated regiment in Indian Army. The regiment has won 2 Param Vir Chakras, 4 Ashoka Chakras, 15 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, 1 PV, 2 PB, 1 PS, 1 AW and 36 Vishisht Seva Medals. This makes the Kumaons another feared regiment of the Indian Armed Forces.

  • Motto: “Parakramo Vijayate” (Valour Triumphs)
  • War CryKalika Mata Ki Jai” (Victory to the Great Goddess Kali)
  • Regimental Centre: Ranikhet, Uttarakhand
  • Active From: 1813.

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