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Rukmini Lakshmipathi

A commemorative postage stamp on the Death Anniversary of Smt. Rukmani Laxmipathi, first female prisoner in Salt Satyagraha movement and first woman to be elected to Madras Legislature : Issued by India Issued on Aug 6, 1997 Issued for : The Department of Posts is releasing a special postage stamp to commemorate her death anniversary, in August 1997. Credits : Stamp, F.D.C. : Rukmini Lakshmipathi Centenary Celebration Committee. Cancellation […]

Jijabai

A commemorative postage stamp on Rajmata Jijau, mother of Shivaji (founder of Maratha Empire) : Issued by India Issued on Jul 7, 1999 Issued for : Jijabai‘s life is an example of how a mother can transform the society and even mould an entire nation by fulfilling the duties of motherhood. The Department of Posts is happy to issue this commemorative stamp on Jijabai. Design : The First Day Cover […]

Thillaiyadi Valliammai

A commemorative postage stamp on Thillaiaadi Valliammai, a South African Tamil woman, used nonviolent methods to fight against apartheid : Issued by India Issued on Dec 31, 2008 Issued for : Department of Posts is proud to issue a postage stamp in the memory of Thillaiyadi Valliammai. Credits : Stamp : India Security Press, Nasik FDC & Cancellation : Alka Sharma Type […]

Rani Velu Nachchiyar

A commemorative postage stamp on Velu Nachiyar, Queen of Sivaganga estate (1760-1790), first Indian queen to fight against British colonial power : Issued by India Issued on Dec 31, 2008 Issued for : India Post is proud to commemorate one of the forgotten bravehearts of the eighteen century, especially as the country has celebrated 60 years of freedom, Rani Velu Nachchiyar. Credits : […]

Dineshnandini Dalmia

A commemorative postage stamp on Smt. Dinesh Nandini Dalmia, an Indian Hindi poet, short story writer and novelist : Issued by India Issued on Oct 11, 2009 Issued for : The Department of Posts is happy to issue a commemorative postage stamp on Dr. Dineshnandini Dalmia. Credits : Stamp & FDC : Brahm Prakash Cancellation : Alka Sharma Type : Stamp, Mint Condition Colour : Multi […]

India on Women Empowerment

A Miniature Sheet consisting of 4 nos. of commemorative postage stamp on the Women Empowerment : Issued by India Issued on Sep 2, 2015 Issued for : The Department of Posts organized a nation-wide competition inviting entries for the designs of commemorative postage stamps on the theme “Women Empowerment”. Based on selected entries a set of four stamps and a […]

Indian National Girl Child Day 2009

A commemorative postage stamp on the National Girl Child Day, 24 January : Girl Child Rights in India : Issued by India Issued on Feb 5, 2009 Issued for : India Post is happy to join hand in this campaign by issuing commemorative postage stamp on 24th January, National Girl Child Day. Credits : Stamp & FDC : Suresh Kumar Cancellation […]

Brides of India 1980

Complete Set of 4 nos of commemorative postage stamps on the Indian Brides in Traditional Costumes : Tamilnadu, Rajasthan, Kashmir and Bengal : Issued by India Issued on Dec 30, 1980 Issued for : Indian Posts & Telegraphs Department is happy to issue a set of four stamps on brides of India. Description of Design : The stamps depict brides in their traditional finery from Kashmir, […]

India on Helen Keller

A commemorative postage stamp on the Birth Centenary of Helen Adams Keller, an American author, political activist and lecturer, first deaf-blind person to earn a Bachelor of Arts degree : Issued by India Issued on Jun 27, 1980 Issued for : The Indian Posts and Telegraphs Department feels privileged to issue a special stamp in her honour. Description of Designs : The […]

Kasturba Gandhi

A commemorative postage stamp on the 20th Death Anniversary of Kasturbai Mohandas Gandhi (Ba), an Indian freedom fighter, wife of Mahatma Gandhi : Issued by India Issued on Feb 22, 1964 Issued for : The P & T Department deems it a great privilege to honour her memory through a special commemorative stamp on the occasion of her 20th death […]

Rani Avantibai 1988

A commemorative postage stamp on Rani Avanti Bai, Queen of Ramgarh (Madhya Pradesh), fought against British during Indian Rebellion of 1857 : Issued by India Issued on Mar 20, 1988 Description of Designs : The stamp has been designed by India Security Press, Nashik Road. The cancellation has been designed by Smt. Alka Sharma. Type : Stamp, Postal Used Colour : Single colour Denomination : 60 […]

Care for the Girl Child in India

A commemorative postage stamp on the SAARC Year of the Girl Child 1990 : Issued by India Issued on Sep 5, 1990 Description of Designs : The postage stamp is based on the design provided by the Directorate of Advertising and Visual Publicity in consultation with the Department of Women & Child Development, Ministry of Welfare. Type : Stamp, Postal […]

Madhubani – Mithila Painting

Complete Set of 5 nos of postage stamps on the 18th Congress of the Madhubani art, practiced in the Mithila region : Issued by India Issued on Oct 15, 2000 Designs : The designs of the four stamps are based on paintings representing a cross section of the rural social frame-work, incorporating paintings made by women artists from the different strata […]

Kasturba Trust – Tribute to Ba

A commemorative postage stamp on the Golden Jubilee of the Kasturba Gandhi National Memorial Trust, an organization for development of rural women & children, founded by Mahatma Gandhi : Issued by India Issued on Feb 22, 1996 Issued for : In a befitting tribute to her the Department of Post issues a commemorative postage stamp on the completion of fifty years of […]

Savitribai Phule

A commemorative postage stamp on the Death Centenary of Savitribai Jyotirao Phule, first female teacher of India and an important figure of social reform movement in Maharashtra : Issued by India Issued on Mar 10, 1998 Issued for : The Department of Posts is proud to issue a special commemorative stamp on Savitribai Phule. Design Credits : Stamp & FDC : National Alliance of Women […]

Kalki Krishnamurthy

A commemorative postage stamp on the Birth Centenary of R. Krishnamoorthy Kalki, a Tamil novelist : Issued by India Issued on Sep 9, 1999 Issued for : The Department of Post is happy to release a postage stamp of Kalki Krishnamurthy to mark his birth centenary. Design : Stamp and first day cover design depict the author against the background of visualizations from his […]

Arati Gupta (Saha)

A commemorative postage stamp on Arati Saha, an Indian long distance swimmer and first Asian woman to swim across the English Channel : Issued by India Issued on Sep 29, 1999 Issued for : The Department of Posts, has over the years, commemorated the contribution of Indian women in various spheres, the struggle for independence, the social reform movement, the political […]

 
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