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.