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Mahar Regiment, Presidency Armies in British India
Mahar Regiment was one of the infantry regiments of British Indian Army. It served under the British rule from 1941-1947. After the partition of India, it was assigned to the Union of India and modern Indian Army. Originally, Mahars were recruited by Shivaji Maharaj as fort guards. Later, British Empire recruited them as a part of the Bombay Army under Bombay Presidency.
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