The Jammu And Kashmir Light Infantry Regiment JAKLI has a history like no other. Because the formation of this regiment took place after Indian Independence, the traditions and practices followed by this regiment are not influenced by the working of British military in any way. Situated at an altitude of 6000ft, the JAKLI regimental centre is the second northernmost centre of the Indian Army, and is the centre located nearest to one of the most terrorismprone areas of the country.
The Parachute Regiment is the airborne regiment of the Indian Army and is one of the newly formed regiments. It is unique when compared to other regiments as it includes the Special Forces Unit of the Indian Army. The Special Forces unit includes the Commandos specially trained individuals who can survive even the deadliest of situations and enemies.
The origins of the Kumaon Regiment traces back to the 18thcentury and it continues to recruit its jawans from the Kumaon division. The regiment has played a key role in the two World Wars, and other major campaigns of the British Indian Army and the Indian Army. On November 18, 1962, during the Batte of Rezang La, 120 men of C Company of 13 Kumaon, commanded by Maj. Shaitan Singh made a last stand at the pass. Discover many such tales of the regiment in this thrilling episode
Gorkhas are soldiers native to Nepal. Impressed by the fighting qualities, Sir David Ochterlony began to recruit them in the British Indian Army. The first battalion of the Gorkha Regiment was raised as the Nasiri regiment on April 24, 1815. Following Indias independence, six Gorkha Regiments joined the Indian Army. Watch this episode to know more about their training methods and tales of courage.
This episode of Regiment Diaries covers the Bengal Engineer Group, informally known as the Bengal Sappers. Stationed at Roorkee Cantonment, Uttarakhand, they have been active since 1803. Over the years, BEG has won the most number honours by a single organisation in the country. Want to know more about this regiment Watch now
16 January 2020