21-07-2008: 250th Anniversary of 14 Battalion (Nabha Akal) of Punjab Regiment Stamp


After independence in 1947, the 14th Punjab Regiment was allotted to the Pakistan Army. At that time the battalions were 1st, 2nd, 3rd, and 4th which were transferred to the Indian Army, and the regiment’s new composition was fixed as Punjabis and Pathans. The 14th Punjab Regiment was together with the 1st, 15th, and 16th Punjab Regiments to form a large Regiment. Then in 1951 four known battalions from the before princely states of Punjab joined the regiment. When in 1952 the Parachute Regiment was Again and a regimental center was formed the First Battalion Second Punjab Regiment became the First Battalion of the Parachute Regiment. The Extras Battalion has been founded in 1963.

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