Postal Stamp Image : GULZARILAL NANDA 1851 Indian Post
Stamp Issue Date : 04/07/1999
Postage Stamp Dinomination : 3.00
Postal Stamp Serial Number : 1851
Postal Stamp Name : GULZARILAL NANDA
Stamp Information : Gulzarilal Nanda (1898 - 1998) acted twice as the Prime Minister of India, after the death of Jawaharlal Nehru and again after that of Lal Bahadur Shastry. Born on 4ty July 1898 at Sialkot (West Pakistan), he joined the Non-cooperation Movement in 1921. Deeply influenced by Gandhiji he went to Amedabad to work among textile labour and was involved in trade union activities in Ahmedabad for two decades starting from 1922. He was jailed during th Satyagraha Movement in 1932. While in jail, with his habits of systematic study, he started reading and thinking about planning which was the beginning of his long association with Planning which culminated in his stint as Deputy Chairman of the Planning Commission in Independent India many years later. Gulzarilal Nanda was elected Member, Legislative Assembly, Bombay in 1937 and subsequently in 1947. He served the Bombay Government as the Minister of Labour and Housing from 1947-1950. He was also the prime mover in organising the Indian National Trade Union Congress in Mumbai in 1947.
Philatelic Stamp Description : Text based on material supplied by the Department of Culture Govt. of India. Stamp design by ISP Nashik. FDC design based on material suplied by the Press Information Bureau. Cancellation By Alka Sharma.
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 : Vertical
Postage Stamp Paper : Unwatermarked adhesive Gravure coated stamp paper
Indian Stamp Process : Photogravure
Number of stamps printed : 0.4 million
Stamp Printed At : India Security Press
Indian Stamp's Color : Multicolour
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