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Jamnalal Bajaj

A commemorative postage stamp on the Birth Anniversary of Jamunalal Bajaj, an Indian industrialist, philanthropist and freedom fighter, treasurer of Indian National Congress (INC), founder of Bajaj Group of companies : Issued by India Issued on Nov 4, 1970 Issued for : The P & T Department feels proud in bringing out a special commemorative stamp in honour of this true patriot and noble […]

India on New UPU Headquarters 1970

A commemorative postage stamp on the New Universal Postal Union (U.P.U.) Headquarters, located in Bern, Switzerland : Issued by India Issued on May 20, 1970 Issued for : India had taken active interest in the work of this Union as a member of the two organs, namely, the Executive Council and the Management Council of the Consultative Committee for the Postal Studies, India has contributed to the work of […]

Nalanda College

A commemorative postage stamp on the Centenary of the Nalanda College, a college in Biharsharif, Nalanda district in Bihar, founded by Canto Singh in 1870 : Issued by India Issued on Mar 27, 1970 Issued for : Nalanda College was celebrating its centenary week in the last week of March, 1970 in recognition of its 100 years of useful service to the cause of higher education. The University Grants Commission had also […]

Munshi Newal Kishore

A commemorative postage stamp on the Death Anniversary of ‘Caxton of India‘ Munsi Newal Kisore, an Indian book publisher, founder of the ‘Newal Kishore Press and Book Depot’ in Lucknow : Issued by India Issued on Feb 19, 1970 Issued for : The Posts and Telegraphs Department has great pleasure in paying its tribute to the memory of this great pioneer and savant by […]

C. N. Annadurai

A commemorative postage stamp on the 1st Death Anniversary of ‘Arignar Anna‘ Conjeevaram Natarajan Annadurai, 5th and last Chief Minister of Madras (1967-69) and 1st Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu (1969), founder of Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) : Issued by India Issued on Feb 3, 1970 Issued for : On the First Anniversary of his passing, the Posts & Telegraphs Department feels privileged to bring out a […]

India on International Radio Consultativ...

A commemorative postage stamp on the XIIth Plenary Assembly of International Radio Consultative Committee (CCIR), one of the permanent organs of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) : Issued by India Issued on Jan 21, 1970 Issued for : India is proud to play host to this Assembly which is meeting for the first time in Asia. The P.&T. Department is equally happy to issue a special postage stamp to […]

Sant Namdev

A commemorative postage stamp on the 700th Birth Anniversary of Saint Namadeva maharaj, an Indian Marathi poet and a Varkari saint from Maharashtra :  Issued by India Issued on Nov 9, 1970 Issued for : Namdeo‘s 700th birth anniversary falls on 9th November, 1970 and the Posts and Telegraphs Department joins the Nation in honouring this great man of God by issuing […]

Girl Guide Movement of India

A commemorative postage stamp on the diamond jubilee of the Girl Scouts Movement : Issued by India Issued on Dec 27, 1970 Design : The design of the stamp is vertical and depicts a Girl Guide salute against the back-ground of girl guide. On the right hand side the insignia of the World Association of Girl Guides is shown at […]

Indian Red Cross Society

A commemorative postage stamp on the 50th Anniversary of the Indian Red Cross Society (IRCS), a voluntary humanitarian organization to protect human life and health based in India : Issued by India Issued on Nov 5, 1970 Issued for : Red Cross principles are akin to those of Mahatma Gandhi and it was a happy coincidence that the Golden Jubilee of the Red Cross […]

Port Commissioners, Calcutta

A commemorative postage stamp on the Centenary of the Calcutta Port Trust (Port of Kolkata), a riverine port in Kolkata : Issued by India Issued on Oct 17, 1970 Issued for : The Posts and Telegraphs Department is proud to be associated with such a saga of growth and phenomenal development by issue of a special commemorative stamp on the occasion of the centenary of […]

India on Dr. Maria Montessori

A commemorative postage stamp on the birth centenary of Maria Montessori, an Italian physician and educator, founder of the Montessori method of education : Issued by India Issued on Aug 31, 1970 Issued for : The Indian P & T Department feels privileged to pay its homage to this great teacher by issuing a special postage stamp on the occasion of her birth centenary. Description of […]

India on V. I. Lenin

A commemorative postage stamp on the Birth Centenary of Vladimir Lenin, chairman of the Council of People’s Commissars of the Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic (SFSR) (1917-24) and Soviet Union (1922-24) : Issued by India Issued on Apr 22, 1970 Issued for : The Posts and Telegraphs Department is indeed proud to pay its homage to V. I. Lenin by bringing out a […]

Iswar Chandra Vidyasagar

A commemorative postage stamp on the 150th Birth Anniversary of Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar, an Indian Bengali polymath and a key figure of Bengal Renaissance : Issued by India Issued on Sep 26, 1970 Issued for : The Post and Telegraph Department is happy to bring out a special commemorative stamp in honour of Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar, the great educationist […]

Jatindra Nath Mukherjee

A commemorative postage stamp on the Death Anniversary of Jatindranath Mukhopadhyay (Bagha Jatin), an Indian Bengali revolutionary, a leader of Yugantar party, planned German Plot during World War I against British Raj : Issued by India Issued on Sep 9, 1970 Issued for : The Posts and Telegraphs Department joins the millions in this country in paying its silent homage to the memory […]

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