The immediate bravery of those Bihar Regiment soldiers must be saluted and memorialised. India-China standoff: Sepoy Kundan Ojha of Bihar Regiment never got to see his 17-day-old daughter He had become father to a … #IndianArmy #21yearsofKargil The Saga of #DhruvaWarriors and The Lions of #BiharRegiment . The immediate bravery of those Bihar Regiment soldiers must be saluted and memorialised. Hence, a small patrol party was sent to convey the same message to the Chinese. In the Western theatre of the war, 3 Bihar captured Wanjal. The video comes days after 20 soldiers from the regiment were killed in the India-China face-off at the Line of Actual Control in eastern Ladakh’s Galwan Valley. It comprises two groups — colloquially knows as North Biharis and South Biharis. Home » Beyond Metros » India-China standoff: Sepoy Kundan Ojha of Bihar Regiment never got to see his 17-day-old daughter. Bihar Regiment It's not size of dog in the fight, but size of fight in dog: Indian Army's video on Bihar Regiment bravehearts. They showed courage beyond the call of duty, demonstrating to the Chinese that Indian soldiers are no pushover. The Bihar Regiment of the Indian Army was formed in 1941 and its headquarter is located at Danapur Cantonment in Patna which is the oldest cantonment of … The Bihari, or Purbiya, soldiers thereafter made up the backbone of the Bengal Infantry of the British Colonial Army. D.P.Singh, 10 BIHAR,1971 East Pakistan (Later Bangladesh), Maj Harpal Singh Grewal (Posthumous), 8 BIHAR, 1971 East Pakistan (Later Bangladesh). A total of around 100 troops took part in the operations from the Indian side while the Chinese had over 350 people on the location. But the heroic valour of the Bihar Regiment soldiers on Monday will surely have a somewhat sobering effect. Referring to the "Dhruva warriors and Lions" of the Bihar Regiment, the video said, "They are not bats, they are Batman". A major is reported to have rushed up with a few more soldiers immediately to take charge of the men who were still fighting. The battalion was part of the famous Lushai Brigade and captured Haka on 19 October 1944 and Gangaw on 11 January 1945. [6]Their success in combat impressed Mir Kasim, the Nawab of Bengal from 1760 to 1763, who began raising units trained in western combat techniques. A total of around 100 Bihar regiment soldiers fought against 350 Chinese troops. Given how cleverly they seem to be working to a detailed plan, they may not easily be diverted from their objectives. They admirably demonstrated the courage and willingness of the Indian forces. Most of the troops are from the state of present day Bihar, around 70% and 30% is from present day Jharkhand. Colonel M Ravi, 10 BIHAR, 1971 East Pakistan (Later Bangladesh), Lt. Col. P.C. 16 Bihar Regiment fought China's PLA troops in Galwan valley using one of the most primitive fighting methods. The martial tradition of Bihar troops in the era of British rule traces its origins to the 34th sepoy battalion raised in 1757 by Lord Clive of the British East India Company at Patna. The Indian security forces including the 16 Bihar Regiment were asked to ensure that the post was removed by the Chinese after which a small patrol was sent to convey the message, sources told ANI. india china standoff How Bihar Regiment removed Chinese observation post in Galwan Valley. Recommended For You. Speaking on the Garib Kalyan Rojgar Abhiyaan that is being kickstarted from Bihar, PM Modi said, “My labourer friends, the country understands your emotions and your needs. A senior officer confirmed that the Indian soldiers fought valiantly and with tremendous grit "till the last", even to the extent that half of them died in battle, reveals David Devadas. The 2nd Battalion of the Bihar Regiment was raised in 1942. Speaking on the Garib Kalyan Rojgar Abhiyaan that is being kickstarted from Bihar, PM Modi said, “My labourer friends, the country understands your emotions and your needs. Be it taking part in surgical strikes or writing the story of victory in Kargil war, Bihar Regiment had a lot of participation in all these battles. The sixth, seventh, eighth, tenth and eleventh battalions participated in operations in the eastern sector. I have no doubt that China's actions have been meticulously planned and involve major strategic objectives. REGIMENTAL CENTRE The Bihar Regimental Centre (BRC) is located at Danapur Cantonment, Patna. Hours after PM Narendra Modi saluted the valour of the Bihar Regiment in the Galwan Valley skirmish with Chinese troops, a video tweeted by the Army’s Northern Command late Saturday to celebrate the unit’s battle history appeared to take a dig at China with the legend: “Born to fight. [6] The battalion was formed by men entirely from the Bhojpur (Arrah) district. On the evening of June 15, the Indian 3 Infantry Division Commander with other senior officers was at an Indian post near the Y junction of Shyok and Galwan rivers in the eastern Ladakh sector as talks were to be held between the two countries. A CO is after all something of a father figure to an Indian soldier. Disha Patani Gets 'Aquaman Feels' Posing on Surfboard in the Sea in a Yellow Bikini. Instead, the Chinese faced the raw fury of the Indian soldiers who ignored the fact that they were outnumbered many times over by the Chinese, who also had the advantage of higher ground. Eventually, the Bihari troops uprooted their tents and removed the Chinese post from there. In recognition of the gallant actions, the Battalion was awarded two Battle Honours namely HAKA and GANGAW and was also bestowed with the Theatre Honour of Burma.[11]. During the Indo-Pakistani War of 1965, 7 Bihar captured Bedori, paving the way for the capture of Haji Pir Pass. The Bihar Regimental Centre (BRC) is located at Danapur Cantonment, Patna, the oldest cantonment of India. Indian security forces, including 16 Bihar Regiment, were asked to ensure that the Chinese pos was removed by them. India gave China a bloody nose to the Chinese on the Chinese side, and this only adds to the glory of the Bihar Regiment which had also given a bloody nose to the Pakistan Army in the Summers of 1999, exactly 21 years ago. More important in terms of how this situation now plays out, those brave soldiers demonstrated the indomitable spirit of the Indian soldier. News India  |  Latest News India  |  Bollywood News  |  Indian Cricket Score  |  India Business News. Country is proud of the sacrifice made by our braves in Ladakh. The tally of awards till date are as under[20]:-, (i)   Distinguished Service Order (DSO ) - 07, (ii)   Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) -  08, (ii)   Param Vishisht Seva Medal (PVSM) - 35, (v)  Ati Vishisht Seva Medal (AVSM ) - 49. [7], They were not only excellent soldiers but also quick to learn and apply the tactical drills with initiative. Hours after PM Narendra Modi saluted the valour of the Bihar Regiment in the Galwan Valley skirmish with Chinese troops, a video tweeted by the Army’s Northern Command late Saturday to celebrate the unit’s battle history appeared to take a dig at China with the legend: “Born to fight. The newly raised 1 Bihar saw action in the Burma Campaign. Operation Vijay was launched by the Indian Army to flush out the intruders. Troops and armaments are massed right across the boundary between the two countries. [17], The regiment is one of the highly decorated regiments of the Indian Army. Tags: bihar Bihar elections Bihar elections 2020 bihar regiment China Narendra Modi Rahul Gandhi; First Published: October 23, 2020, 14:12 IST; Next Story. [15], Units of the regiment have also served in UN Peacekeeping operations in Somalia (UNOSOM)[16] and the Democratic Republic of Congo (MONUC). In a show of strength and an apparent dig at China, the Twitter handle of the Indian Army's Northern Command unit has shared a video to tribute the soldiers of Bihar Regiment. Indian Army's 16 Bihar regiment, which gave a tough fight to Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) at Galwan valley last month, has completed … Bihar regiment soldiers are the pride of the nation who will keep on inspiring all of us forever. Of course, that could have escalated into war. A senior officer confirmed on Wednesday that "there is no doubt" that the Indian soldiers fought valiantly and with tremendous grit "till the last", even to the extent that half of them died in battle. 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