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Pt. Omkarnath Thakur

A commemorative postage stamp on the Birth Centenary of Pandit Omkar Nath Thakur (Pranav Rang), an Hindustani classical singer : Issued by India Issued on Jun 24, 1997 Issued for : The Department of Post is issuing this commemorative postage stamp to mark the birth centenary celebrations of this great Indian musician. Credits : Stamp & FDC design : Shri Sankha Samanta […]

V. Lakshminarayana

A commemorative postage stamp on ‘Sangeeta Chakravarty’ Prof. V. Lakshminarayana, an Indian musician : Issued by India Issued on Apr 14, 2004 Issued for : V. Lakshminarayana continues to live not only in the memory of his students and family, but in the notes of music that have reached across the world. The Department of Posts celebrates the man and his music by […]

Ustad Bismillah Khan

A commemorative postage stamp on the Death Anniversary of Ustaad Bismillah Khan, an Indian shehnai maestro : Issued by India Issued on Aug 21, 2008 Issued for : India Post is proud to release a commemorative postage stamp on Ustad Bismillah Khan. Credits : Stamp & FDC : C.R. Pakrashi Cancellation : Alka Sharma Type : Stamp, Mint Condition Colour : Multi colour […]

Bhakta Kanakadas

A commemorative postage stamp on Haridasa Kanaka Dasa (1509-1609), a saint-poet from Karnataka : Issued by India Issued on Dec 26, 1990 Description of Design : The stamp has been designed at the India Security Press, Nashik, based on a photograph supplied by the Govt. of Karnataka. It depicts the Saint-Poet in the fore-ground with the Udupi Temple in the background. FDC […]

Dinanath Mangeshkar

A commemorative postage stamp on the 93rd Birth Anniversary of Master Deenanath Mangeshkar, a Marathi theatre actor, Natya Sangeet musician and Hindustani classical vocalist, father of Lata Mangeshkar : Issued by India Issued on Dec 29, 1993 Issued for : The Department of Posts has brought out stamps on musicians and articles from time to time. Shri Dinanath Mangeshkar joins this galaxy […]


A commemorative postage stamp on Mian Tan Sen, an Indian Hindustani classical music singer, court musician and one of Navaratnas of Mughal Emperor Akbar : Issued by India Issued on Dec 12, 1986 Issued for : The Department of Posts is privileged to issue a commemorative stamp on the great musician and composer Tansen. Description of Design : The 100 P denomination multicolour stamp on […]

Vishnu Narayan Bhatkhande

A commemorative postage stamp on the 101st Birth Anniversary of Pandit V. N. Bhatkhande, an Indian musicologist, wrote 1st modern treatise on Hindustani classical music : Issued by India Issued on Sep 1, 1961 Designed by : Staff Artists of the India Security Press Type : Stamp, Postal Used Colour : Raw Sienna Denomination : 15 nP. Size : 3.91 x 2.9 cms. Perforation : 13 Watermark […]

Vishnu Digambar Paluskar

A commemorative postage stamp on the Birth Centenary of Pandit Visnudigambara Paluskara, a Hindustani musician, founder of Gandharva Mahavidyalaya [a part of the series ‘Centenary Stamps Series‘] : Issued by India Issued on Jul 21, 1973 Issued for : Centenary Series A set of four stamps are being brought out to commemorate the centenary of the death of Michael Madhusudan Dutt, the well-known poet of […]

India on Franz Schubert

Information Sheet for the Commemorative Postage Stamp on the 150th Death Anniversary of Franz Peter Schubert, an Austrian composer of late Classical and early Romantic eras : Issued by India Issued on Dec 25, 1978 Type : Information Folder (Brochure) bearing an Adhesive Postage Stamp with First Day Special Cancellation Postmark Colour : Multicolour Denomination : 100 Paise Overall size : 3.91 X […]

Sri Lanka on Rabindranath Tagore 2011

A commemorative postage stamp on the 150th Birth Anniversary of Rabindranath Tagore : Issued by Sri Lanka Issued on May 7, 2011 Issued to Commemorate the 150th Birth Anniversary of Rabindranath Tagore, the Indian poet. Picture : A Portrait of the Poet, Rabindranath Tagore Type : Stamp, Mint Condition Watermark : No Colour : Multicolored Denomination : 5.00 Rupee Name : Rabīndranātha Thākura Born on May 7, 1861 at Kolkata, India Died on Aug 7, 1941 at Kolkata, […]

100 Years of Indian Cinema

6 Miniature Sheets consisting of 50 nos. of commemorative postage stamps on the Centenary of the Indian Film Industry : Issued by India Issued on May 3, 2013 Issued for : Nothing captures the essence of popular culture in present day India better than their films. Department of Posts is happy to be a part of the century-long journey of Indian cinema by releasing six […]

Stamp Day 1967

Complete Set of 4 nos of commemorative Semi–Postal stamps on the famous French Personalities: Issued by France Issued on Feb 4, 1967 (Emile Zola & Beaumarchais), Jun 24, 1967 (St. Francois de Sales & Albert Camus) Issued for : Great Philosophers of France Picture : Different French Personalities : Emile Zola, Beaumarchais [pen name of Pierre Augustin Caron], St. Francois de Sales (1567-1622), Albert Camus (1913-1960) Colour : Emile Zola – Slate Blue & Blue, Beaumarchais – Rose Brown & […]

Mallikarjun Mansur

A commemorative postage stamp on Mallikarjun Manasoor, an Indian Hindustani classical music singer (khyal style) in Jaipur-Atrauli gharana [a part of the series ‘Indian Musicians‘] : Issued by India Issued on Sep 3, 2014 Issued for : There have been many maestros who have nurtured Indian classical music and have made its presence felt in the national and international arena. India Post […]

India on Rabindranath Tagore 2011

A Miniature Sheet consisting of 2 nos. of commemorative postage stamps on the 150th Birth Anniversary of Gurudev Rabindra Nath Tagore : Issued by India Issued on May 7, 2011 Issued for : India Post is feeling proud in releasing the set of stamps to commemorate 150 years of Rabindranath Tagore birth anniversary. Design : The design of the stamps depicts; Tagore‘s writing – background shows Upasana ghar at Santiniketan; […]

Muthuswami Dikshitar

A commemorative postage stamp on the Birth Bicentenary of Guruguha Muthuswami Dixitar, an Indian poet, singer, composer and Veena player, considered as one among the musical trinity of Carnatic music : Issued by India Issued on Mar 18, 1976 Issued for : The P & T Department is privileged to bring out a stamp in honour of this great musician and versatile genius. Type : Stamp, Postal Used […]

Karmavir Nabin Chandra Bardoloi

A commemorative postage stamp on the Birth Centenary of Karmaveer Nabin Chandra Bordoloi, an Indian Assamese writer, politician and freedom fighter : Issued by India Issued on Nov 3, 1975 Issued for : The Posts and Telegraphs Department is privileged to issue a commemorative stamp in honour of this illustrious son of India. Type : Stamp, Postal Used Colour : Burnt Sienna Denomination : 25 Paise Overall […]

Saint Arunagirinathar

A commemorative postage stamp on the 600th Birth Anniversary of Sant Arunagirinaadhar, a Tamil saint-poet, creator of Thiruppugazh in praise of Lord Murugan : Issued by India Issued on Aug 14, 1975 Issued for : The Posts & Telegraphs Department deem it a privilege to issue a commemorative stamp in honour of this great saint. Description of Design : The stamp design is horizontal and depicts a portrait of Saint […]

India on Ludwig van Beethoven

A commemorative postage stamp on the birth bicentenary of Ludwig van Beethoven, a German composer and pianist : Issued by India Issued on Dec 16, 1970 Issued for : This year, the whole world celebrated the 200th birth anniversary of this most famous composer. For India to honour the memory of Beethoven that year was not only a most appropriate act, but it was one […]

Homi Bhabha

A commemorative postage stamp on Homi Jehangir Bhabha, father of Indian nuclear programme, founding director of Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR) and Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC), chairman of Indian Atomic Energy Commission : Issued by India Issued on Aug 4, 1966  Issued for : Prime architect of India‘s atomic and space research programme, Dr. Homi Jehangir Bhabha, passed away on 24th January 1966 in a […]


A commemorative postage stamp on the 400th Death Anniversary of Sri Purandara Dasa (1484-1564), an Indian Haridasa saint and a Bhakti movement Carnatic vocalist, composer of Dasa Sahithya, devotee of Lord Krishna : Issued by India Issued on Tuesday, Jan 14, 1964 Issued for : The P & T Department is privileged to issue a special stamp in memory of Purandaradasa on this occasion. Type : Stamp, Postal Used, Information […]

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