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India on Karl Marx

A commemorative postage stamp on the Death Centenary and 165th Birth Anniversary of Karl Marx and his book Das Kapital, a foundational theoretical text in materialist philosophy, economics and politics : Issued by India Issued on May 5, 1983 Issued for : Indian Posts and Telegraphs Department is happy to issue a commemorative stamp on Karl Marx on his one hundred sixty fifth birth anniversary. Description […]

Swami Haridas

A commemorative postage stamp on Swami Haridas, an Indian spiritual poet and classical musician from Bhakti movement, Guru of Tansen, Baiju Bawra : Issued by India Issued on Sep 19, 1985 Issued for : The Department of Posts is proud to issue a special postage stamp in the memory of this Saint Musician – Swami Haridas. Type : Stamp, Postal Used Colour : Multi colour Denomination […]

Bal Gangadhar Tilak

A commemorative postage stamp on the Birth Centenary of Lokmanya Tilak (1856-1920), an Indian Marathi nationalist and freedom fighter, ‘the father of the Indian unrest’, part of Lal Bal Pal triumvirate : Issued by India Issued on Jul 23, 1956 Type : Stamp, Postal Used Colour : Chestnut Denomination : 2 Anna Name : Keshav Gangadhar Tilak Born on Jul 23, 1856 at Chikhali, Ratnagiri […]

Sant Kavi Sunderdas

A commemorative postage stamp on the 400th Birth Anniversary of Sundardas, the Sankaracharya of Hindi literature: Issued by India Issued on Nov 8, 1997 Issued for : The Department of Posts is happy to issue a special commemorative stamp in honour of Sant Kavi Sunderdas. Design : On the First Day Cover, “Kankan-bandh” composed by the great poet Sunderdas, has been depicted which […]

K. Shivarama Karanth

A commemorative postage stamp on the Birth Centenary of Dr. Kota Shivaram Karantha, 3rd Kannada writer been decorated with the Jnanpith Award : Issued by India Issued on Oct 10, 2003 Issued for : A man who gave more to society than he demanded from it, a man with a social conscience, an observant eye, a critical mind and a sensitive spirit […]

Indo-Kazakh Cooperation : Abai Konunbaev

A commemorative postage stamp on Abay Qunanbaiuly, a Kazakh poet, composer and philosopher : Issued by India Issued on Dec 9, 1996 Courtesy : Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India. FDC : Shri Sankha Samantha Cancellation : Smt. Alka Sharma Type : Stamp, Postal Used Colour : Two Colour Denomination : 500 Paise Overall size : 3.91 x 2.90 cms. Printing size : 3.55 x 2.54 […]

Fakir Mohan Senapati

A commemorative postage stamp on the 150th Birth Anniversary of Utkal Byasa Kabi Fakirmohan Senapati, Odisha’s Supreme Poet : Issued by India Issued on Jan 14, 1993 Issued for : His life was undoubtedly a saga of unsuspected human potentialities. The Department of Posts has been issuing commemorative stamps on great Litterateurs of this country. The invaluable contribution to Oriya literature by Fakir […]

Dr. D.V. Gundappa

A commemorative postage stamp on the Birth Centenary of DVG, a Kannada writer and philosopher, author of Mankuthimmana Kagga and Marula Muniyana Kagga : Issued by India Issued on Mar 17, 1988 Description of Design : The stamp has been designed by India Security Press Nashik Road. The first day cover has been designed by Shri Sankha Samanta and the cancellation by Smt Alka […]

Sant Tukaram

A commemorative postage stamp on Bhakta Tukobaraya, a 17th century Hindu saint-poet of Bhakti movement in Maharashtra, devotee of Vithoba, an avatar of Vishnu : Issued by India Issued on Aug 10, 2002 Issued for : The Department of Posts is happy to issue a commemorative postage stamp on Sant Tukaram. Credits : Stamp : Based on material furnished by the sponsors. FDC : Layout by Alka Sharma based on material […]

Sree Thakur Satyananda

A commemorative postage stamp on Shree Thakur Satyananda Dev : Issued by India Issued on Jul 23, 2002 Issued for : The Department of Posts is happy to issue a postage stamp in honour of Sree Thakur Satyananda. Credits : Stamp & FDC : Layout by Alka Sharma (Based on material furnished by the sponsors) Cancellation : Alka Sharma Type : Stamp, Mint Condition Colour : Four Colour Denomination […]

Mahatma Gandhi : Man of the Millennium

Complete Set of 2 nos of commemorative postage stamps on the Birth Anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi : Issued by India Issued on Oct 2, 2001 Issued for : The Department of Posts issued a postage stamp in setenant format in homage to the Mahatma on the occasion of the first Gandhi Jayanti of the new millennium (02.10.2001). The stamp seeks to underline the message and […]

Swami Sahajanand Saraswati

A commemorative postage stamp on Sahajanand Saraswati, an Indian ascetic, nationalist and peasant leader : Issued by India Issued on Jun 26, 2000 Issued for : The Department of Posts is happy to issue a commemorative stamp in honour of Swami Sahajanand Saraswati. Credits : Stamp : Sankha Samantha FDC :Based on material furnished by the Sponsors. Cancellation : Alka Sharma Type : Stamp, Mint Condition Colour : Two Colour […]

Narayan Ganesh Goray

A commemorative postage stamp on the Death Anniversary of Nanasaheb N. G. Gore, a Marathi socialist leader : Issued by India Issued on May 1, 1998 Issued for : The Department of Posts is happy to issue a special postage stamp on Shri N. G. Goray. Credits : Stamp : Mr. Shekhar Godbole, Pune and India Security Press, Nashik Road FDC : Mr. Shekhar Godbole, Pune Cancellation […]

Sri Basaveswara 1997

A commemorative postage stamp on the 800th Death Anniversary of Sri Basaveshwara (1134-1196 A.D.), a 12th century Hindu saint-poet philosopher during king Bijjala I of Kalachuri dynasty in Karnataka : Issued by India Issued on Aug 8, 1997 Issued for : In his crusade against the caste system and untouchability, 800 years ago Sri Basaveswara was a man ahead of his times. His 800th Death Anniversary […]

Bhaktivedanta Swami

A commemorative postage stamp on A. C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada, founder-preceptor of International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON), commonly known as “Hare Krishna Movement”: Issued by India Issued on Sep 6, 1997 Issued for : The Department of Posts is issuing a special commemorative postage stamp on August 26, 1997 to honour his memory. Credits : Stamp, F.D.C. : Bhaktivedanta Book Trust Cancellation […]

Ramdhari Sinha ‘Dinkar’

A commemorative postage stamp on Ramdhari Singh Dinkar, a Hindi poet and close aide of Jayaprakash Narayan during ‘The Emergency’ [a part of the series ‘Linguistic Harmony of India‘] : Issued by India Issued on Sep 14, 1999 Issued for : Arising as it does from different regions and languages, the diversity of the ancient literary tradition of India is at […]

Mahant Avaidyanath

A commemorative postage stamp on Mahant Avaidyanath, chief priest of Gorakhnath Math, a politician from Hindu Mahasabha and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), a leader of Ram Janmabhoomi movement, mentor and guru of Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath : Issued by India Issued on Oct 1, 2015 Issued for : The Department of Posts honours the memory of Mahant Avaidyanath through […]

Dr. Sampurnanand

A commemorative postage stamp on the Death Anniversary of Dr. Sampoornanand, 2nd Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh (1954-60) : Issued by India Issued on Jan 10, 1994 Issued for : The Department of Posts is privileged to issue a commemorative postage stamp on Dr. Sampurnanand who will be remembered by a grateful nation for a long time to time. Design Credits : Stamp: […]

 
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