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Postal Stamp Image : FLAG & MAP OF BANGLADESH 0677 Indian Post
Stamp Issue Date : 10/04/1973
Postage Stamp Dinomination : 0.20
Postal Stamp Serial Number : 0677
Postal Stamp Name : FLAG & MAP OF BANGLADESH
Stamp Information : The People's Republic of Bangladesh has emerged, after a valiant national liberation struggle, as a new nation on the Indian Sub-continent, new and yet old in the ways of culture and civilisation. The people of India have stood steadfastly by the side of the people of Bangladesh, sharing in their trials and tribulations, and rejoicing in their successes and achievements. The friendship between Bangladesh and India is based on shared ideals and aspirations, good neighbourliness and mutual respect. These form a firn foundation for close co-operation in the future. Bangladesh proclaimed its independence on the 26th March 1971. Within a year, Bangladsh has given to itself a Constitution, which came into effect on the 16th December, 1972, based on the principles of nationalism, socialism, democracy and secularism, ideals to which India also subscribes. The 35 million voters of Bangladesh have recently participated in their first General Election under the new Constitution, and registered their confidence in and support for the principles and policies of their leadership, under the imprising guidance of Prime Minister Sheikh Mujibur Rahman. We rejoice with the people of Bangladesh on the occasion of the inauguration of their first Parliament. The P & T Department considers it a privilege to bring out a stamp to commemorate this major landmark in the progress of the eople's Republic of Bangladesh. The stamp. dsigned and printed by the India Security Press, Nasik dpicts the Flag and Map of Bangladesh, and its national flower, the SHAPLA.
Philatelic Stamp Description : The design of the stamp is vertical and depicts the Flag and map of Bangladesh and its National flower, the SHAPLA. The design is adapted from the original prepared by Sh. C.R. Pakarashi, Artist, New Delhi.
Stamp Currency : P
Stamp Type : COMMEMORATIVE
Stamp Language : English
Stamp Overall Size : 3.91 X 2.90 cms
Postal Stamp Print Size : 3.56 x 2.5 cms.
Number of Stamps Per Sheet : 35
Stamp Perforations : 13 x 13
Postal Stamp Shape : Diagonal
Postage Stamp Paper : Unwatermarked adhesive coated paper
Indian Stamp Process : Photogravure
Number of stamps printed : 30,00,000
Stamp Printed At : India Security Press
Indian Stamp's Color : Multicolour
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