15 Punjab (Patiala)

A commemorative postage stamp on the 300 years of the 15 Punjab (Patiala) Regiment, most senior regional infantry regiment of Indian Army :

Regimental Uniforms, Important Years of Regiment and Map of Punjab

Issued by India

Issued on Apr 13, 2005

Issued for : India Post is proud in issuing a commemorative postage stamp on the tercentenary of 15 PUNJAB (PATILA), and joins the nation to pay homage to its gallantry and trail blazing history.

Credits :
Stamp & FDC :
Kamleshwar Singh
Cancellation :
Alka Sharma

Type : StampMint Condition

Colour : Multicolour

Denomination : 500 Paisa

Print Quantity : 0.8 Million each

Printing Process : Photogravure

Printer : India Security Press, Nashik

About : 

  • During 1971 war the battalion fought heroically at Hussainiwala. In 1988 the battalion evicted the intruders from Dalunang Sector and was awarded one Yudh Seva Medal, one Mentioned-in-despatched and eight Chief of Army Staff (COAS) Commendation cards. The battalion showed exemplary performance during the Counter Insurgency Operations in Baramulla Sector during 1992 to 1995, earning fifty awards including one Kirti Chakra and two Shaurya Chakra. For its excellent performance at Sunderbani (J&K) during ‘OP VIJAY‘ in 1999, the Battalion was awarded one Vishisht Seva Medal along with other awards.

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