War cries have always been an integral part of Indian armed forces. These battle cries are usually called during a Victory, to boost the morale of the soldiers or probably when the regiment is indulged in any military operation. The battle cry of Indian armed forces is closely associated with its regiment and the religion. Indian defense forces are one among the world’s largest armed forces, having said this most regiment have a similar or different war cry,
Assam Regiment: “Rhino Charge”
Bihar Regiment, (17 battalions): “Birsa Munda Ki Jai”
Coorg Regiment (Decommissioned now): Now or Never, Jai Cavery Mata
Dogras, (18 battalions): “Jwala Mata Ki Jai”
Garhwalis (18 Battalions): “Badri Vishal Ki Jai” (“Victory of Badri Nath”)
11 Gorkha Rifles: “Jai Mahakali”
Gorkha Regiment (19 Battalion): “Ayo Gorkhali”
Jammu & Kashmir Rifles (19 Battalion): “Durga Mata Ki Jai”
Jat Regiment: “Jat Balwan, Jai Bhagwan!”
Jammu & Kashmir Light Infantry(18 Battalions): “Bharat Mata Ki Jai”.
Kumaon Regiment (19 Battalion): “Kalika Mata Ki Jai”, “Dada Kishan Ki Jai” and “Jai Durge Naga”.
Madras Regiment : “Veera Madrassi, Adi Kollu, Adi Kollu!”
Maratha Regiment : Har Har Mahadev / Chhatrapati Shiviji ki Jai
Punjab Regiment (19 Battalions): “Bole So Nihal, Sat Sri Akal” / “Bol Jwala Ma Ki Jai”
Rajputana Rifles (19 Battalions) : “Raja Ram Chandra Ki Jai”
Rajput Regiment : “Bol Bajrang Bali Ki Jai”
Sikh Regiment : “Bole So Nihal Sat Sri Akal”. Akaaaaal, Akaaaaal
The Grenadiers : “Sarvada Shaktishali!” (forever Commanding!)
These war cries are the identity of army men since they closely associate themselves with their regiment, they share the same emotional connect with their regiment like they share with their motherland. These war cry will only tell the intense of love and patriotism our soldiers have towards Mother India.