A commemorative postage stamp on Tamil Thatha (Grandfather of Tamil),Uttamadhanapuram Venkatasubbaiyer Swaminatha Iyer, an Indian scholar-researcher instrumental in bringing many classical Tamil literature to world :

Uttamadhanapuram Venkatasubbaiyer Swaminatha Iyer (Tamil Thatha)Issued by India

Issued on Feb 18, 2006

Type : Stamp, Mint Condition

Colour : Multi Colour

Denomination : 500 Paise

Print Quantity : 0.4 Million

Printing Process : Photogravure

Printer : India Security Press, Nashik

Name : Uttamadhanapuram Venkatasubbaiyer Swaminatha Iyer

Born on Feb 19, 1855 at Suriaymoolai, Tamil Nadu, India

Died on 1942

About : 

  • Dr. U. V. Swaminatha Iyer, popularly known as Tamizh Thattha was a great Tamil scholar who made the most outstanding contribution to the enriching of the Tamil language.