APS Cover Feb 2020 –Bicentenary 5th Battalion (Napier’s) The Rajputana Rifles

APS issued a Cover on 17 Feb 2020 to commemorate the Bicentenary of 5th Battalion (Napier’s) The Rajputana Rifles. the Rajputana Rifles is one of the oldest Rifle Regiments of Indian Army. 5th Battalion was raised on 24 May 1820 as Ist Extra Battalion Native infantry and in 1889 was named as 3rd Battalion Bombay Rifles. It has to its credit 27 Battle /Theatre Honours and 200 Gallantry Awards including Victoria Cross

APS Cover Ser No 07/20.

APS COVERS FEB 2020 – 5TH BATTALION (NAPIER’S ) RAJPUTANA RIFLES