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Bhai Vir Singh

A commemorative postage stamp on the Birth Anniversary of Vir Singh, an Indian poet, scholar and theologian of Sikh revival movement [a part of ‘Centenary Series‘] : Issued by India Issued on Oct 16, 1972 Issued for : From this year, the P & T Department has introduced a new ‘Centenary Series‘ of postage stamps to commemorate the centenaries of personalities which fall during the year. The […]

Maithili Sharan Gupta

A commemorative postage stamp on ‘Rashtra Kavi‘ Maithili Sharan Gupt, an Indian Hindi poet, a pioneer of Khari Boli poetry [a part of the series ‘Indian Personalities Series‘] : Issued by India Issued on Jul 3, 1974 Issued for : The Posts and Telegraphs Department is privileged to bring out stamps in memory of three great sons of India, Maithili […]

K. V. Puttappa

A commemorative postage stamp on Kuvempu, an Indian Kannada writer [a part of the series ‘Eminent Writers‘] : Issued by India Issued on May 31, 2017 Issued for : To commemorate the spirit and role of Literature in the society, the Department of Posts is bringing out 5 stamps, and one Miniature Sheet on 5 authors. Credits : Stamps/Miniature Sheet/FDC/Brochure/Cancellation Cachet : Sh. Brahm […]

Vidyapati 2016

A commemorative postage stamp on ‘Maithil Kavi Kokil‘ Vidyapati, a Maithili poet and a Sanskrit writer [a part of the series ‘Personality Series: Bihar‘] : Issued by India Issued on Dec 26, 2016 Issued for : Department of Posts is pleased to release a set of eight Commemorative Postage Stamps on Personality Series: Bihar. Credits : Stamp / FDC / Brochure / Cancellation Cachet : Smt. […]

Shakeel Badayuni

A commemorative postage stamp on Shakeel Badayuni, an Indian Urdu poet, lyricist and songwriter in Bollywood, 3 times recipient of Filmfare Best Lyricist Award (1961-63) [a part of the series ‘100 Years of Indian Cinema‘] : Issued by India Issued on May 3, 2013 Credits : Stamp & FDC : Kamleshwar Singh Cancellation : Nenu Gupta Type : Miniature Sheet, Mint Condition Colour […]

Bhupen Hazarika 2013

A commemorative postage stamp on ‘Sudhakantha’ Bhupen Hazarika, an Indian playback singer, lyricist, musician, poet and film-maker from Assam [a part of the series ‘100 Years of Indian Cinema‘] : Issued by India Issued on May 3, 2013 Credits : Stamp & FDC : Kamleshwar Singh Cancellation : Nenu Gupta Type : Miniature Sheet, Mint Condition Colour : Multi colour Denomination : […]

Majrooh Sultanpuri

A commemorative postage stamp on Majrooh Sultanpuri, an Indian Urdu poet, an lyricist and songwriter in the Bollywood film industry [a part of the series ‘100 Years of Indian Cinema‘] : Issued by India Issued on May 3, 2013 Credits : Stamp & FDC : Kamleshwar Singh Cancellation : Nenu Gupta Type : Miniature Sheet, Mint Condition Colour : Multi colour Denomination […]

Naushad

A commemorative postage stamp on Naushad Ali, an Indian Hindi music director for Bollywood movies [a part of the series ‘100 Years of Indian Cinema‘] : Issued by India Issued on May 3, 2013 Credits : Stamp & FDC : Kamleshwar Singh Cancellation : Nenu Gupta Type : Miniature Sheet, Mint Condition Colour : Multi colour Denomination : 500 Paisa Printing Process : Wet Offset […]

Kamaal Amrohi

A commemorative postage stamp on Kamal Amrohi, an Indian Hindi film director and screenwriter, winner of Filmfare Best Dialogue Award for Mughal-e-Azam (1961) [a part of the series ‘100 Years of Indian Cinema‘] : Issued by India Issued on May 3, 2013 Credits : Stamp & FDC : Kamleshwar Singh Cancellation : Nenu Gupta Type : Miniature Sheet, Mint Condition Colour : Multi colour […]

Kannadasan

A commemorative postage stamp on ‘Kaviarasu’ Kannadasan, one of the greatest and most important lyricists in Indian Tamil film industry [a part of the series ‘100 Years of Indian Cinema‘] : Issued by India Issued on May 3, 2013 Credits : Stamp & FDC : Kamleshwar Singh Cancellation : Nenu Gupta Type : Miniature Sheet, Mint Condition Colour : Multi colour Denomination : […]

Jayshankar Prasad

A commemorative postage stamp on Jaishankar Prasad (Kaladhar), a luminary of Hindi literature and Hindi theatre : Issued by India Issued on Sep 16, 1991 Type : Stamps, Postal Used Colour : Two colour Denomination : 200 & 200 Paise Overall size : 2.90 x 7.82 cms. Printing size : 2.54 x 7.45 cms. Perforation : 13 x 13 Paper : Indigenous Un W/M gravure coated Gummed Stamp Paper Number Printed : 6,00,000 Number per issue […]

G. Sankara Kurup

A commemorative postage stamp on G. Shankarakurup, a Malayalam poet, essayist & literary critic, first recipient of the Jnanpith Award [a part of the series ‘Jnanpith Award Winners : Malayalam‘] : Issued by India Issued on Oct 9, 2003 Issued for : The Jnanpith awards for literary excellence, covering all the languages listed in the VIII Schedule of the Constitution of […]

Sant Dnyaneshwar

authored Dnyaneshwari (a commentary on the Bhagavad Gita) and Amrutanubhav

A commemorative postage stamp on Jnaneshwar, a 13th century Marathi saint-poet, authored Dnyaneshwari, the first book to translate Bhagavad Gita from Sanskrit to Marathi language : Issued by India Issued on Mar 5, 1997 Design : The commemorative postage stamp in honour of Saint Dnyaneshwar, has been designed by I.S.P. Nashik, on the basis of artwork provided by Shree Dnyaneshwar Maharaj Sansthan Committee. […]

Giani Gurmukh Singh Musafir

Jathedar, Akal Takht, Punjab Chief Minister, Urvar Par

A commemorative postage stamp on Jathedar Giani Gurmukh Singh Musafir, 10th Chief Minister of Punjab (1966-67) (part of Personality Series : Socio-Political Development) : Issued by India Issued on Jan 27, 2001 Issued for : Today, India takes legitimate pride in being the largest democracy of the world. Our present political system took roots during the National Movement, which was […]

Bharathidasan

Kanakasabhai Subburathnam, Tamil, Self Respect movement, Thani Tamil Iyakkam

A commemorative postage stamp on Bharathidasan, a 20th century rationalist Tamil poet and writer (part of Personality Series : Poetry and Performing Arts) : Issued by India Issued on Oct 9, 2001 Issued for : The Department of Posts is proudly releasing a set of stamps honouring three personalities viz. Bharathidasan, Lachhu Maharaj and Master Mitrasen, whose creative expressions in the diverse […]

Jose Marti

Modernismo literary movement, Apostle of Cuban Independence

A commemorative postage stamp on the birth anniversary of José Martí, apostle of Cuban Independence and an important figure of Latin American literature (Modernismo) : Issued by India Issued on Jan 28, 1997 Issued for : The Department of Post is happy to issue a stamp in honour of this international Cuban hero. Credits : Attache ‘LAC’ Ministry of External Affairs. Type […]

Pundit Sunder Lal Sharma

Pt Sundarlal Sharma, Gandhi of Chhattisgarh

A commemorative postage stamp on the 50th death anniversary of Pandit Sundarlal Sharma, Gandhi of Chhattisgarh : Issued by India Issued on Sep 28, 1990 Type : Stamp, Mint Condition Colour : Single colour Denomination : 60 Paise Overall size : 3.91 x 2.90 cms. Printing size : 3.55 x 2.54 cms. Perforation : 13 x 13 Paper : Indigenous Un W/M Gravure Coated Stamp Paper Number Printed : 10,00,000 […]

Samarth Ramdas

Maharashtra Dharma, Dasbodh, Marathi, Guru of Shivaji, satguru, sadguru, Ramnavami, Maruti, Lord Hanuman, Advaita Vedanta

A commemorative postage stamp on Shree Samartha Ramdas Swami, spiritual guru of Chatrapati Shivaji Maharaj : Issued by India Issued on May 1, 1988 Description of Designs : The stamp, designed by India Security Press, Nashik Road and the first day cover, designed by Sankha Samantha, both depict Samarth Ramdas. The cancellation is designed by Smt. Nenu Gupta. Type : Stamp, Mint […]

 
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