President releases stamp on 200 years of parachute regiment

Last Updated: Sat, Mar 02, 2013 08:10 hrs

New Delhi, Mar 2 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee Saturday released a commemorative stamp on the occasion of the bicentenary celebrations of the 3rd Battalion of the parachute regiment.

The stamp was released at a function held at Rashtrapati Bhavan in honour of the significant contribution made by the special force in ensuring the security of the nation, said an official statement from the President's House.

Union Defence Minister A.K. Antony and many other officials were also present on the occasion.

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