APS Covers –The Bombay Sappers Reunion 2014- Feb 2014

APS Covers –The Bombay Sappers Reunion 2014- Feb 2014

New APS Cover issued during Feb 2014

APS Covers –The Bombay Sappers Reunion 2014- Feb 2014

Issued on 01 Feb 2014.  Serial no 02/2014.

APS Covers 2014-ISG

Stamps of India – Golden Jubilee Officers Training Academy Chennai – By India Post

Stamps of India – Golden Jubilee Officers Training Academy Chennai – By India Post

Date of Issue:-07.03.2013.

Contributed By:-Mr Suresh Rao, Bangalore

OTA 2013-ISG

Stamps of India – Bicentenary 3 PARA (Special Forces) – By India Post

Stamps of India – Bicentenary 3 PARA (Special Forces) – By India Post

Date of Issue:-02.03.2013.

Contributed By:-Mr Suresh Rao, Bangalore

3 PARA -ISG

Republic Day 2013

Republic Day 2013

India   today celebrates  its 64th  Republic Day. The Government today announced various Gallantry and Padma series awards but the Highest Civilian award Bharat Ratna and Gallantry award in Peace time  Ashok Chakra  has not been awarded to anybody this year.

Rajesh Khanna , Sharmila Tagore , Rahul Dravid are among other prominent personalities  who have been  awarded the Padma Awards.

We Salute all  Personnel who in many cases made the Supreme sacrifices for our Well being  and laid down their lives  to protect their Countrymen  .

APS Cover -Brigade of Guards Tenth Reunion– India –Nov 2012 Release

APS Cover -Brigade of Guards  Tenth Reunion– India –Nov  2012 Release

New APS Cover issued during Nov 2012

XXIII Biennial Conference & X Reunion Brigade of Guards 2012

Issued on 24 Nov 2012.  Serial no  49/2012

APS Cover -24th Battalion The Mech Inf Regt (20 Rajput)– India –Sep 2012 Release

APS Cover -24th Battalion The Mech Inf Regt (20 Rajput)– India –Sep  2012 Release

New APS Cover issued during Sep 2012

Octocentenary  800th Raising Day 24th Battalion The Mech Inf Regt (20 Rajput) (1212-2012)

Issued on 09 Sep 2012.  Serial no  28/2012

Ashok Chakra Republic Day 2012

Ashok Chakra Republic Day 2012

India   today celebrates  its 63rd  Republic Day. The Government announced the award of 1 Ashok Chakra  Medal . Ashok Chakra is the Highest Peacetime Gallantry Award of Republic Of India . It is Awarded for most conspicuous bravery, or some act of daring or pre-eminent act of valour or self-sacrifice otherwise than in the face of the enemy.  The decoration may be awarded posthumously

The President of India honoured  father of Lieutenant Navdeep Singh, who was awarded Ashok Chakra Posthumously,  on behalf of a grateful Nation on 26 January 2012 at Rajpath during the Republic Day Parade


A  total of 53 Personnel have been awarded the Ashok Chakra from 1950 till 2012.

We Salute these Great Personnel , who in many cases made the Supreme sacrifices for our Well being  and laid down their lives  to protect their Countrymen.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

FDC – India – Bombay Sappers

FDC – India – Bombay Sappers

The President of India Presented Colours to Bombay Sappers on 21 Feb 1990. A Triangular stamp was issued to mark the event. The stamps were issued in sheets in Tete- beche pairs. An FDC with a tete-beche pair is shown.

News – India Republic Day – Ashok Chakra Winners

News – India Republic Day – Ashok Chakra Winners

India   today celebrates 60th Anniversary of Republic Day. The Government announced the award of 1 Ashok Chakra  Medal . Ashok Chakra is the Highest Peacetime Gallantry Award of Republic Of India . It is Awarded for most conspicuous bravery, or some act of daring or pre-eminent act of valour or self-sacrifice otherwise than in the face of the enemy.  The decoration may be awarded posthumously

Three  Award winners including two Posthumous  were  honoured by  The President of India on behalf of a grateful Nation on 26 January 2010 at Rajpath during the Republic Day Parade

Maj Mohit Sharma (Posthumous)

Maj D Sree Ram kumar

Havildar Rajesh Kumar

A  total of 54 Personnel have been awarded the Ashok Chakra from 1950 till 2010.

We Salute these Great Personnel , who in many cases made the Supreme sacrifices for our Well being  and laid down their lives  to protect their Countrymen.

Havildar Rajesh Kumar