APS Covers – 15th Battalion The Maratha Light Infantry (Burj), Golden Jubilee – June 2016

APS Covers – 15th Battalion The Maratha Light Infantry (Burj), Golden Jubilee  – June 2016

New APS Cover Issued during June 2016

Issued on 01.06.2016.  Serial no 48/2016

APS Cover 2016

APS Covers – 6th Battalion The Rajputana Rifles, Platinum Jubilee – Jan 2016

APS Covers – 6th Battalion The Rajputana Rifles, Platinum Jubilee  – Jan 2016

New APS Cover Issued during Jan 2016

Issued on 17.01.2016.  Serial no 06/2016

APS Cover 2016

APS Covers – Fourth Battalion The Grenadiers, Platinum Jubilee – Feb 2016

APS Covers – Fourth Battalion The Grenadiers, Platinum Jubilee  – Feb 2016

New APS Cover Issued during Feb 2016

Issued on 01.02.2016.  Serial no 14/2016

APS Cover 2016

 

Kargil Divas – 26 Jul 2015

Kargil Divas – 26 Jul 2015

Today , 26 Jul 2015 is 16th Anniversary of ‘OP VIJAY ‘ . We at Indian Stamp Ghar pay our homage to Martyrs who laid down their lives for the Motherland. None of us can forget the “Yeh Dil Mange More ” more aptly used by our Kargil Hereos . Let us spare a thought for The Kargil Heroes and Their Families.
A APS Cover issued during Jul 2009  – 10th Anniverasary ‘OP VIJAY’ : 2009. The Cover shows the Param Vir Chakra Awardees and the Kargil Memorial. Cancellation  contains the Slogan ” Remembering The Sacrifices ”

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06 Feb 1948 – 06 Feb 2014 – Battle of Taindhar- Philatelic Tribute

06 Feb 1948 – 06 Feb 2014 – Battle of Taindhar-Philatelic Tribute

Naik Jadunath Singh  – A Legacy

The Nation today pays homage to one of its Brave Heroes Naik Jadunath Singh who was awarded the Nations Highest Gallantry Award Param Vir Chakra on 06 Feb 1948 posthumously while defending his motherland from the evil designs of the Enemy at Taindhar in Naushera (J & K)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2nd Queen Victoria’s Own Rajput Light Infantry was redesignated as 1st Battalion The Rajput Regiment and NAIK JADUNATH SINGH fought the Battle of Taindhar  as a BRAVE  NON COMMISSIONED OFFICER OF 1st Rajput and was awarded the PARAM VIR CHAKRA on 06 Feb 1948.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1st Battalion The Rajput Regiment is now Known as  4th Battalion Brigade of Guards (1 Rajput) and  India Post released a Commemorative stamp on 15 Sep 1998 to mark its Bicentenary.

The FDC released on 15 Sep 1998 shows a Param Vir Chakra which was awarded to Nk Jadunath Singh. A Victoria Cross awarded to the Battalion is also on the Cover.

 

 

 

Field Marshal Cariappa to Naik Jadunath Singh – 06 Feb 2014

06 Feb 1948 – 06 Feb 2014 – Battle of Taindhar

Naik Jadunath Singh to  Field Marshal Cariappa – A Legacy

Field Marshal K M Cariappa,OBE  joined the First Batch of KCIO’s ( King’s Commissioned Indian Officers ) and was Commissioned in Carnatic Infantry . After seeing service In Mesopotamia he was posted to 2nd Queen Victoria’s Own Rajput Light Infantry, which became his permanent Regimental Home  and he  rose to become the First C-in- C  of Indian Army on 15 Jan 1949 which is celebrated as Army Day by Indian Army since then.

The same 2nd Queen Victoria’s Own Rajput Light Infantry was redesignated as 1st Battalion The Rajput Regiment from 1945 to 1950 and NAIK JADUNATH SINGH fought the Battle of Taindhar  as a BRAVE  NON COMMISSIONED OFFICER OF the same Unit and was awarded the PARAM VIR CHAKRA on 06 Feb 1948.


1st Battalion The Rajput Regiment is now Known as  4th Battalion Brigade of Guards (1 Rajput) and  India Post released a Commemorative stamp on 15 Sep 1998 to mark its Bicentenary.

The FDC released on 15 Sep 1998 shows a Param Vir Chakra which was awarded to Nk Jadunath Singh.

A Victoria Cross awarded to the Battalion is also on the Cover.

A GREAT LEGACY INDEED.


 

APS Covers – India – Param Vir Chakra

APS Covers – India – Param Vir Chakra

APS   (Army Postal Service)   has issued Special Covers to honour those Brave men of Armed Forces who have been awarded the  Nation’s Highest Gallantry Award –  Param Vir Chakra.

Comh Abdul Hamid PVC ( 4th Battalion The Grenadiers Regiment)

Cover Issue Date -10 Sept 1979, Cancellation 56 APO.

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APS Covers – India – Param Vir Chakra Series

APS Covers – India – Param Vir Chakra Series 7

APS   (Army Postal Service)   has issued Special Covers to honour those Brave men of Armed Forces who have been awarded the  Nation’s Highest Gallantry Award –  Param Vir Chakra.

Major Shaitan Singh ( The Kumaon Regiment)

Cover Issue Date -18 Nov 1984, Cancellation 56 APO.

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Nation’s Highest Gallantry Award – Param Vir Chakra – Combination Cover

Nation’s Highest Gallantry Award –  Param Vir Chakra – Combination Cover

APS Covers – India – Param Vir Chakra Series

APS   (Army Postal Service)   has issued Special Covers to honour those Brave men of Armed Forces who have been awarded the  Nation’s Highest Gallantry Award –  Param Vir Chakra.

Maj Somnath Sharma ( 4th Battalion The  Kumaon Regiment ) 1947 – Srinagar.

Cover Issue Date -03 Nov 1976, Cancellation FPO No 651.& 31Dec, 2003


APS Cover – Param Vir Chakra Winners- Naik Jadunath Singh

APS Cover – Param Vir Chakra Winners

It was on 06 Feb 1948 that a fierce battle was fought in Naushera and a gallant soldier of First Battalion The Rajput Regiment  Naik Jadunath Singh laid down his life and the Nation bestowed its Highest Gallantry Award – Param Vir Chakra on Him. APS brought out a cover in the PVC series on Naik Jadunath Singh on 06 Feb 1978. The Nation proudly remembers him today.