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Punjab Regiment (India)

Regimental Insignia of the Punjab Regiment
Military unit
Unit nameThe Punjab Regiment
Founded1761 - Present
CountryIndia
BranchArmy
TypeLine Infantry
Size19 Battalions
Garrison/HQRamgarh Cantonment, Jharkhand
MottoSthal Wa Jal (By Land and Sea)
ColorsJo Bole So Nihal, Sat Sri Akal (He who cries God is Truth, is Ever Happy) Bol Jawala Ma Ki Jai (Victory to Goddess Jawala)
Decorations2 Padma Bhushan, 1 Padma Shri, 4 Param Vishisht Seva Medals, 18 Maha Vir Chakras, 9 Kirti Chakras, 1 Uttam Yudh Seva Medal, 6 Ati Vishisht Seva Medals, 56 Vir Chakras, 29 Shaurya Chakras, 1 Yudh Seva Medal, 121 Sena Medals, 19 Vishisht Seva Medals and 117 Mention-in-Despatches.
Battle honoursPost Independence Zojila, Icchogil, Dograi, Burki, Kalidhar, Bedori, Nangi Tekri, Brachil Pass, Longewala and Garibpur
Insignia
Regimental InsigniaA Galley with a bank of oars and sail|identification_symbol_label=Regimental Insignia

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The Punjab Regiment of India was formed from the 2nd Punjab Regiment of the

British Indian Army in 1947

Prior to independence and partition there were a number of "Punjab regiments" in its fold these were amalgamated to form two regiments: the 1st Punjab Regiment, and the 2nd. At the onset of independence in 1947, the 1st Punjab Regiment being predominantly a Muslim regiment went over to the newly-raised Pakistan army, while the 2nd Punjab Regiment was retained in the Indian Army. Troops were transferred between regiments based on whether the soldiers would be a part of India or Pakistan.

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Arunachal Pradesh: State level Ex-Servicemen Rally at Itanagar - Orissadiary.com Tweet this news
Orissadiary.com--Adding colours to the festivity, 21 Battalion of -Punjab Regiment- presented a scintillating 'Bhangra,' while personnel from Gorkha Rifles impressed all with ... - Date : Sat, 11 Dec 2010 07:49:51 GMT+00:00
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Daily Times--Just in Lahore this year, 1112 -Punjab- police personnel have been imparted anti-terrorism training; in Balochistan over 800 Elite Force personnel are being ... - Date : Thu, 23 Dec 2010 21:31:09 GMT+00:00
Veterans Honoured On Flag Day - South Asian Link Tweet this news
South Asian Link--At 99, Balaur Singh, a Sapper hailing from Roopnagar, still maintained a dignified posture and threw up a crisp salute to greet the -Punjab- Governor at a ... - Date : Sat, 11 Dec 2010 23:07:55 GMT+00:00
Mehsud tribe's chief laid to rest in Islamabad - Daily Times Tweet this news
Daily Times--The commanding officers of 21 AK Regiment and 17 -Punjab Regiment- laid floral wreaths at his grave. Notables from the Mehsud tribe conferred title of the ... - Date : Mon, 22 Nov 2010 22:00:44 GMT+00:00
US 'kept Pakistani army Swat murders secret' - The Guardian Tweet this news
The Guardian--Sources told the Guardian that the targeted units included elements of the 12 -Punjab- infantry -regiment- and the paramilitary Frontier Corps. ... - Date : Tue, 30 Nov 2010 21:30:27 GMT+00:00
Under scanner for alleged graft, Major Nirvikar eased out of RAW - Expressindia.com Tweet this news
Expressindia.com--Nirvikar got into RAW in 2009 on the recommendations of General Rodrigues when Rodrigues was posted as UT Administrator-cum--Punjab- Governor in Chandigarh. ... - Date : Wed, 01 Dec 2010 08:42:36 GMT+00:00
US aid to Pakistan military cut - The Hindu Tweet this news
The Hindu--The units to be sanctioned have not been identified, but they are understood to include elements within 12 -Punjab- infantry -regiment-, which is based in ... - Date : Fri, 22 Oct 2010 18:01:36 GMT+00:00
Australian Defence Force Engineers Assist in Repair and Construction of ... - News 4 Us Tweet this news
News 4 Us--Lieutenant Cameron Hawkins, from the 2nd Combat Engineer -Regiment- (2CER), said the engineers linked into the Pakistan Army's reconstruction efforts in the ... - Date : Wed, 20 Oct 2010 16:38:08 GMT+00:00
General Wyne new JCSC chairman - DAWN.com Tweet this news
DAWN.com--Gen Wyne has commanded his own 20th Battalion of the -Punjab Regiment-, two Infantry Brigades, including the prestigious 323 Infantry Brigade in Siachen, ... - Date : Tue, 28 Sep 2010 23:50:35 GMT+00:00
AFT: Pension from day of going missing - Times of India Tweet this news
Times of India--In her petition, Santosh Rani of Kurukshetra district stated that her husband Sarwan Ram was enrolled in the -Punjab Regiment- of the Indian Army as a sepoy ... - Date : Sun, 19 Sep 2010 01:45:48 GMT+00:00

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