23 October 2017

New Stamp from India - 3 Kumaon (Rifles)

100th Raising Day - 3 Kumaon Rifles Regiment

Date of Issue : 23 October 2017

India Post released a commemorative stamp  on 3 Kumaon Rifles Regiment. This Regiment celebrated its  100th Raising Day on 23rd October 2017. 

The Kumaon Regiment is one of the most decorated infantry regiments of the Indian Army. The regiment traces its origins to the 18th century and has fought in every major campaign of the British Indian Army and the Indian Army, including the two world wars. Kumaon gets its recruits from Kumaonis of Kumaon division and Ahirs from the plains. 

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