The video of Assam Regiment singing their regimental song on the Passing Parade of Indian army, 314 Batch of Assam Regiment in Shillong, posted by one Mr Tadar Robin is going viral. At the time of writing this post, the video has been shared more than 5,900 times and have been viewed more than 2.65 lakhs. The video was first uploaded on December 16, 2015.
Well you see for yourself! You will definitely fall in love with it! Quoting the words of Mr Tadar, watch this ‘Spirit Awakening’ performance!
PS: As we are unable to embed the facebook video on our blog, we have embedded the one which was on Youtube instead! But please do visit the original post on the author’s facebook page
We dig a little further and found this another video of 2012 on Youtube posted by one Fela Singson. Check it out!
We also learn that the Assam Regiment was declared the best Marching Contingents at Republic Day Parade 2016!
Here’s the official press release!
Government of India
Ministry of Defence
28-January-2016 16:18 IST
Assam Regiment adjudged Best Marching Contingent on Republic Day Parade 2016
The Assam Regiment has been adjudged as the Best Marching Contingent amongst the three Services in the Republic Day Parade held on 26 Jan 2016. The contingent comprising of 149 soldiers from the seven states of Northeast India, was led by Lieutenant Aditya Bisht. The impressive victory comes in the beginning of the Platinum Jubilee year of the Assam Regiment.
The Assam Regiment was raised on 15 Jun 1941 and draws its troops from the seven North Eastern states. The Regiments insignia, Unihorned Rhinoceros reflects toughness, aggressiveness, determination and martial qualities. Raised through the Japanese invasion during the Second World War in 1941, this gallant Regiment has won six Battle Honours and Theatre Honour ‘Burma’ in the first three years of its raising. The Fifth Battalion of the Regiment also has the unique distinction of being the only Infantry battalion to have been awarded Battle Honour in Chhamb Sector during the 1971 Indo-Pak war.
Since its raising, The Regiment has been awarded seven Battle Honours, three Theatre Honours, Nine Chief of the Army Staff Unit Citations, 23 Army Commanders Unit Citations, Two United Nations Citations and numerous other gallantry awards.
Col Rohan Anand, SM
Well we believe they must have celebrated the news with another round of regimental songs like the one below!
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Pic Source: Mr Tadar Robin