Third Gorkha Rifles Full Stamp Sheet 5Rs - 2015
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The Third Gorkha Rifles is an Indian Army infantry regiment comprising Gurkha soldiers of Nepalese origin. It was originally a Gurkha regiment of the British Indian Army formed in 1815. They were present at a number of actions and wars including the Siege of Delhi in 1857 to the First and Second World Wars. After the Partition of India in 1947 the regiment was one of the six Gorkha regiments transferred to the Indian Army as part of the Tripartite Agreement signed between India, Nepal and Britain at the time of Indian independence. India Post issued a Rs. 5 stamp commemorating this regiment.
45 Stamps of each 500 Paise (5 Rs)
Shape: Horizontal Rectangle