Postal Stamp Image : B.R. AMBEDKAR 1447 Indian Post
Stamp Issue Date : 14/04/1991
Postage Stamp Dinomination : 1.00
Postal Stamp Serial Number : 1447
Postal Stamp Name : B.R. AMBEDKAR
Stamp Information : Dr. Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar the chief architect of Indian Constitution and Champion of Human Rights was born on 14th April 1891 in a family belonging to the untouchable Mahar Community in Maharashtra. In 1927, he led the Mahad march at the Chowdar Tank in Colaba, near Bombay to establish the right of the untouchables to take water from the public tank. This marked the beginning of the anti-caste and anti-priest movement. The temple entry movement launched by Dr. Ambedkar in 1930, at the Kalaram Temple, Nasik is another landmark in the struggle for human rights and social justice. Dr. Ambedkar held that "Political power cannot be a panacea for the ills of the depressed classes. Their salvation lies in their social elevation."
Philatelic Stamp Description : The commemorative stamp is based on the art work provided by Aks Indian Ltd. first Day cover is designed by Sh. Sankh Samanta. cancellation is by Nenu Gupta. The stamp depicts the portrait of Dr. B.R. Ambedkar and his leading the satyagraha for liberation of Chowdar Tank.
Stamp Currency : R
Stamp Language : English
Stamp Overall Size : 3.91 X 2.90 cms
Postal Stamp Print Size : 3.55 X 2.5 cms.
Number of Stamps Per Sheet : 35
Stamp Perforations : 13 x 13
Postal Stamp Shape : Horizontal
Postage Stamp Paper : Unwatermarked adhesive Gravure coated stamp paper
Indian Stamp Process : Photogravure
Number of stamps printed : 6,00,000
Stamp Printed At : India Security Press
Indian Stamp's Color : Redbrown
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