24-2-2023: 225 Glorious Years 2nd Battalion the Parachute Regiment (Special Forces) Indian Stamp

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The battalion was raised on 6th September 1797 as a treaty with the Raja of Travancore for the Bombay Presidency and the 2nd Battalion as a treaty with the 5th Regiment of Travancore Regiment Native Infantry. During the First World War the battalion fought against Turkiye in Mesopotamia and won the Battle of Sheba, in the Second World War, the battalion achieved the formidable Italian victory of Keren, along with Kut-El-Amara and Ctesiphon Bey Khuni Amle. Ten Indians were selected and N. K. Yashwant Ghadge was awarded the Division in Italy and was posthumously awarded the Victoria Cross for his gallantry. Indian Postal Department the 225 Glorious Years 2nd Battalion Indian Stamp was released to mark the 225th Year of the Parachute Regiment (Special Forces).

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