History and Rising of Bihar regiment

bihar regiment history facts

The Bihar Regiment has a distinct feature. Whether it was to take part in a surgical strike or to write a victory story in the Kargil war, this regiment everywhere showed its indomitable courage and defended the country by sacrificing its life. It is considered a strong part of the Indian Army. In this article your will know about the facts and history of Bihar Regiment in details

Brief History and facts Of Bihar Regiment

The development of the regiment occurred in the British Era when the 34th sepoy force was brought up in 1757 by Lord Clive of the British East India Company at Patna. The regiment was framed by men altogether from the Bhojpur (Arrah) area, Bihar. Later forces enrolled from the whole Shahabad territory (the current day locale of Bhojpur, Buxar, Rohtas and Kaimur in Bihar State).

The Bihar Regiment was framed in 1941 by regularizing the eleventh (Territorial) Battalion, the nineteenth Hyderabad Regiment, and raising new legions. The second Battalion of the Bihar Regiment was brought up in 1942.


The Bihar Regimental Center (BRC) is situated at Danapur Cantonment, Patna. Danapur is one of the most seasoned and greatest cantonment of India.

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The War Cry of the Bihar Regiment when their soldiers go into the front line to confront the foe in combat zone is Jai Bajrang Bali (Victory to Bajrang Bali) Bajranj Bali is Hindu God indicating power and Birsa Munda Ki Jai (Victory to Birsa Munda) Birsa Munda was tribal freedom fighter from Jharkhand.


The regimental adage of the Bihar Regiment Is ‘Karam Hi Dharam’, करम ही धरम which signifies ‘Work Is Worship’

Participate in Battle

Around 10,000 officers of Bihar regiment took an interest in Kargil War. The regiment likewise had a significant job in the 1971 war when Pak was part into two pieces(formation of Bangladesh)


The Bihar Regiment has won six military cross before Independence and three Ashok Chakras, two Maha Vir Chakras and various other valor and recognized help grants post freedom.

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The Bihar Regiment has won many fight and theater respects on account the boldness and valor displayed by its contingents in catching key highlights while in dynamic tasks in the India-Pak 1948 War , 1965 and 1971 Indo Pak Wars and 1999 Kargil War.

Fight Honor: Haka, Gangaw and Batalik

Theater praises: Burma (1945), Akhaura (1971), Kargil (1999)

INDIA CHINA FACEOFF Recently after India-China faceoff Bihar regiment loss their 20 soldiers and also killed almost 40-45 Chinese army. In the memory of Bihar regiment Northern command share a 2 minute video of regiment on their official twitter account

In this video of 1 minute 57 seconds, all the major missions of Bihar Regiment till 1857, 1948, 1965, 1971 and 1999 are mentioned. It also mentions the Kargil war 21 years ago. In which the soldiers of Bihar Regiment took an important strategic area from the Pakistani army. Through this video, an attempt has been made to explain how Bihar Regiment is a milestone for the Army.


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