General Dalbir Singh, the Chief of the Army Staff presented the President's Colours to three young Infantry Battalions i.e. 18 Bihar, 19 Bihar and 20 Bihar, during a Colour Presentation Parade held at the Bihar Regimental Centre, Danapur on November 19, 2016. The COAS reviewed the parade and was appreciative of the rich traditions and valour of the regiment. He also congratulated the newly raised units and exhorted them to perform their best.
Raised in 1941, the Bihar Regiment has won six Military Cross before Independence and three Ashok Chakra, two Maha Vir Chakra, 13 Kirti Chakra and numerous other gallantry and distinguished service awards post independence.
A team of Para-gliders from Para Brigade flew past over the Colour Presentation Parade carrying the National Flag, the Bihar Regimental Flag and a banner signifying the Platinum Jubilee of the Bihar Regiment. Another attraction of the Colour Presentation Parade was the motor cycle display conducted by the Dare Devils or the Corps of Signals Motorcycle Rider Display Team.