Postal Stamp Image : K. CHALIAH 1292 Indian Post
Stamp Issue Date : 19/06/1988
Postage Stamp Dinomination : 0.60
Postal Stamp Serial Number : 1292
Postal Stamp Name : K. CHALIAH
Stamp Information : KULADHOR CHALIHA Kuladhor Chaliha was born on 20th September, 1886 at Sibsagar, the son of Raibahadur Phanidhor Chaliha. Kuladhor Chaliha, with Larambir Nabin Chandra Bardoloi and Dshababhakta Tarun Ram Phukan, was one of the top-ranking leaders of the freedom movement in Assam. After studying law, he joined the Assam Civil Sevice as an Extra Assistant Comissioner in 1913, but he resigned due to disagreement with the policy of the British Govenment. He took up the cause of opium prohibition in Assam, taking up preventive measures along with the late Krishna Nath Sarma, a follower of Mahatma Gandhi. He also joined the Bar at Jorhat Court and was soon known as a promising advocate. After the massacre at Jalianwala Bagh in 1919, he joined the Congress under the leadership of Mahatma Gandhi. He convicted and jailed for one ear in 1921. In 1920, he was elected the first President of Assam Pradesh Congress Committee. He joined Reverend C.P. Andrews and Horace Alexander in their opium prohibition campaign in 1928. When the Assam Legislative Council was formed in 1927, he was elected one of its Members. He was also elected to the Lesislative Assembly after the death of Nabin Chandra Bardoloi. He was a member of the Constituent Assembly of India. One of the pioneer Congress Leaders of Assam, he was elected to the Assam Legislative Assembly from Katonigaon Constituency of Jorhat and remained as its Speaker from 1952-57. He passed away on 19th January, 1963. Text, Courtesy: Deshneta Kuladhor Chaliha Birth Centenary CElebration Committee, Jorhat.
Philatelic Stamp Description : The 60P stamp has been designed by India Security Presss, Nashik Raod. the first day cover design has been prepared by Shri Sankha Samanta and the cancellation by Smt. Nenu Gupta.
Stamp Currency : P
Stamp Language : English
Stamp Overall Size : 4.06 X 2.73 cms
Postal Stamp Print Size : 3.71 x 2.3 cms.
Number of Stamps Per Sheet : 40
Stamp Perforations : 13 x 13
Postal Stamp Shape : Vertical
Postage Stamp Paper : Unwatermarked P.G. Matt coated paper
Indian Stamp Process : Photogravure
Number of stamps printed : 10,00,000
Stamp Printed At : India Security Press
Indian Stamp's Color : Multicolour
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