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THE UNKNOWN TRIALS AND TRIBULATIONS INVOLVED IN ORGANIZING AN INDIAN MEDAL PARADE CEREMONY.

By Janet Adongo
Few civilians would know it, but there is a lot more to a medal parade ceremony, a frequent occurrence in any peacekeeping mission, than the handing out of pieces of suitably engraved metal. Captain Divyesh Singh Bhandari from India, parade commander for last week's ceremony in Malakal, let us in on what goes on behind the scenes.
Click here for full article from UNMISS


UN Mission in South Sudan. INDBAT1 which includes 3 Madras , the Horizontal Mechanical Engineering Company, the Level II hospital, the Petroleum Platoon and the Force Signal Unit. They have all received the United Nations medals of honour for their dedication and service in peacekeeping.
Click here for UNMISS article and photographs


A must see -The Madras Regiment on YouTube with Maj. Arya.

Lt. J. Kumar and Capt. Bhattacharya (circa 1957)
2nd Bn.The Madras Regiment.







The ten Jawans, NCO`s & JCO of 19 Madras who lost their lives at the highest post on Siachen Glacier Feb 2016.

Avalanche rescue at an unkown location by S.A.R (Search and Rescue) personell of the Indian Armed Forces - 2016

2008 - The Madras Regiment Providing Flood Assistance (BIHAR)

Raising Day 2013

2008 - The Madras Regiment Providing Flood Assistance (BIHAR)
2008 - The Madras Regiment Providing Flood Assistance (BIHAR)

2008 - Mr. Rahul Gandhi Visiting Flood Relief Area (Vill - TAPARA)
2008 - Mr. Rahul Gandhi Visiting Flood Relief Area (Vill - TAPARA)


From The Black Pom Pom - ( A SHORT HISTORY OF THE MADRAS REGIMENT  - 1758 - 1972 )  - Lt. Col Jitendra Kumar - 3 MADRAS

From The Black Pom Pom
( A SHORT HISTORY OF THE MADRAS REGIMENT  - 1758 - 1972 )
 Lt. Col Jitendra Kumar - 3 MADRAS


 
 

Capt K. S. Advani receiving the Colours of the THIRD from the President (Photo by Lt. Col. JITENDRA KUMAR)


 

 

 


 

The Madras Regimental Centre
Pages 81 - 83

   

History Of The Madras Regiment
pages 2- 8 -   history

Second World War WWII
Pages 9-11

 

Kashmir 1947 - 1948
Page 12 -  -  Kashmir 1947

UN Peace Keeping CONGO - 1962-65
Pages 13 -  UNCongo

 

Indo Pak WAR 1965
Page ........59..  IndoPak1965

Indo Pak WAR 1971
Pages ........67..  IndoPak1971

 

Colonels of the Regiment
page 14 -   Colonels

Battle and Theatre Honours
pages 15 -27 - Honours

 

Colour presentation 1970
page 28 - 30  Colour1970

Regimental Insignia
pages 31 - 35 -  Insignia

 

Madras Regiment Information from 
 www.globalsecurity.org 
 wikipedia.org/wiki/Madras_Regiment

     
 
 
2008 - The Madras Regiment Providing Flood Assistance (BIHAR)

2008 - Bihar Flooding
3rd Bn. Pictures ( 3 Pages )

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Click here for 4 Pages of 2007 - 3 Madras 45th Raising Day Photographs

2007 - 45th Raising Day
3rd Bn. Pictures
( 4 Pages )

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Click here for 4 Pages of 2006 - Siachen Photographs

2006 - Siachen Pictures
( 4 Pages )

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Click here for a larger Image of  1885 Madras Regiment Uniform

Soldiers of 19th Madras infantry 1885 (Now 3 Madras)
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Capt K. S. Advant receiving the Colours of the THIRD from the President (Photo by Lt. Col. JITENDRA KUMAR)

President's Colours being given by President V. V. Giri on 23 May 1970.

The 9th Madras lays its colours at Chetwode Hall at IMA, Dehra Dun in 1956 - http://www.bharat-rakshak.com/LAND-FORCES/Army/Regiments/9Madras.html

The 9th Madras lays its colours at Chetwode Hall at IMA, Dehra Dun in 1956.

http://www.bharat-rakshak.com/LAND-FORCES/Army/Regiments/9Madras.html

A cache of arms & ammunition recovered during Operation Rakshak, 9Madras.

An IPKF mechanised infantry section dismounts from a BMP-1 ICV. - http://www.bharat-rakshak.com/LAND-FORCES/Army/Images-1987.html

An IPKF mechanised infantry section dismounts from a BMP-1 ICV.
 

Lt. Col. Jitendra Kumar - 1932-2001 Author - The Black Pom Pom  1973 ( History of Madras Regiment).

Lt. Col. Jitendra Kumar
( 1932 - 2001 )
Author - The Black Pom Pom
 ( History of Madras Regiment
  1973).
 

Unidentified Madras Regt
JCO with Lt. Col J. Kumar
( BURMA CAMPAIGN )

 

The IAF's IL-76MD heavy lift transport receives a palletized airborne operations load. - http://www.bharat-rakshak.com/LAND-FORCES/Army/Images-1987.html

The IAF's IL-76MD heavy lift transport receives a palletized airborne operations load.
 

An IPKF patrol approaches a suspected militant hideout using classic cordon and search techniques. - http://www.bharat-rakshak.com/LAND-FORCES/Army/Images-1987.html


An IPKF patrol approaches a suspected militant hideout using classic cordon and search techniques.
 

A HAL Cheetah, from the Army Aviation Corps, makes a low pass over Vavuniya Airstrip. A Mi-25 Hind gunship, seen in the background, lies parked. - http://www.bharat-rakshak.com/LAND-FORCES/Army/Images-1987.html

A HAL Cheetah, from the Army Aviation Corps, makes a low pass over Vavuniya Airstrip. A Mi-25 Hind gunship, seen in the background, lies parked.


 

 

 

 

 

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