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The Jat Regiment is an infantry regiment of the Indian Army and is one of the longest serving and most decorated regiments of the Indian Army.

Active: 1795 – Present

Type: Line Infantry

Size: 21 Battalions

Regimental Centre: Bareilly, Uttar Pradesh

Motto: Sangathan Va Veerta (Unity And Valour)

War Cry: Jat Balwan, Jai Bhagwan (The Jat is powerful, Victory to god)

Colonel of the Regiment: Maj Gen SK Saini, YSM, VSM

Regimental Insignia: The Roman numeral nine representing its ninth position in the regimental hierarchy of the Indian Army of the 1920s. The insignia also has a bugle indicating the Light Infantry antecedents of two of its battalions.

The regiment has won 41 battle honours between 1839 to 1947 and post independence 9 battle honours,
10 Unit Citations, 2 Victoria Crosses,
4 Indian Order of Merits,2 George Crosses,
3 Ashok Chakras, 10 Mahavir Chakras,
8 Kirti Chakras, 35 Shaurya Chakras,
40 Vir Chakras and 170 Sena Medals

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