Esprit de Corps: The Naga Regiment



The spirit of a body is the essence of the term Esprit de Corps. It's a feeling of pride and mutual loyalty shared by the members of a group. The troops with a higher Esprit de Corps are motivated, full of Josh and more often than not victorious under any circumstance. Following are the snapshots of this mighty regiment.

Established: 1970

War Cry: Jai Durga Naga (Hail Durga Naga)

Regimental Centre: Ranikhet, Uttarakhand

Type: Line Infantry

Decorations:
  • 1 MVC (Maha Vir Chakra)
  • 8 VrC (Vir Chakra)
  • 1 YSM (Yudh Seva Medal)
  • 6 SC (Shaurya Chakra)
  • 1 VSM (Vishisht Seva Medals)
  • 48 SM (Sena Medal)
Battle Honours (Post Independence):
  • East Pakistan
  • OP Romeo
  • Point 4875
  • Tiger Hill
Notable Alumni:
Subedar Imliakum Ao, MVC

Insignia: A pair of crossed Naga spears and a Dao (a cutting weapon used in Nagaland), with a shield bearing a Mithun (Bull) head.
Regimental Colours: Olive Green, Gold and Crimson.


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