Postal Stamp Image : GURUDWARA SHRINE, PATNA 0544 Indian Post
Stamp Issue Date : 17/01/1967
Postage Stamp Dinomination : 0.15
Postal Stamp Serial Number : 0544
Stamp Information : Guru's wish to integrate his forces with those of the Rajputs and the Marathas and give decisive battle to the Mughals. It was at Nanded that the Guru passed away at the young age of forty-two after being stabbed with a dagger by a hireling of the Nawab of Sirhind. Despite his short span of life, he occupies outstanding position in the chequered history of our country nit only because of his military success but his work in social and ethical spheres. Latif the famous historian says of Guru Gobind Singh,? He was a law giver in the pulpit, a champion in the field, a king on his Masnad and a faquir in the society of the Khalsa." Dr. Gokul Chand Narang another historian ahs said,? Though he did not actually breaked the shackles that bound his nation, he has set their souls free and filled their heart with a lofty longing for freedom and ascendancy. The Posts and telegraphs department is indeed proud to bring out a special stamp in honour of this great son of India on the 17th January, 1967, the occasion of his third birth centenary.
Philatelic Stamp Description : Designed and Produced by the Directorate of Advertising and Visual Publicity, Ministry of I. & B., Govt. of India, New Delhi for the Indian Posts & Telegraphs Department and printed at Delhi
Stamp Currency : P
Stamp Language : English
Stamp Overall Size : 3.34 X 2.4
Postal Stamp Print Size : 2.99 x 2.1 cms.
Number of Stamps Per Sheet : 54
Stamp Perforations : 13,1/2 x 1
Postal Stamp Shape : Vertical
Postage Stamp Paper : Unwatermarked paper
Indian Stamp Process : Photogravure.
Number of stamps printed : 20,00,000
Stamp Printed At : India Security Press
Indian Stamp's Color : Violet
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