New Delhi: The Rajputana Rifles is the senior most Rifle Regiment of the Indian Army. Its first battalion was raised as far back as in January 1775.
The Regiment, as it stands today was formed in 1921-22 during general re-organisation of the Indian Army.
Battalions from the Bombay and Bengal Armies were also added in the Regiment. Each of the battalions, from the Bombay and Bengal Armies, have a long and glorious past.
They have taken part in some of the bloodiest battles in many theatres of the world.