Postal Stamp Image : MADRAS HIGH COURT 0457 Indian Post
Stamp Issue Date : 06/08/1962
Postage Stamp Dinomination : 0.15
Postal Stamp Serial Number : 0457
Postal Stamp Name : MADRAS HIGH COURT
Stamp Information : The high Court of Judicature at Madras was established on August 15, 1862 under Letters-Patent issued on June 26, 1862. The High Court is the highest Court of Civil and Criminal jurisdiction exercising Original and Appellate sides, the former being confined to the city of Madras. On the formation of the Andhra state in 1953, and the coming of State re-organisation act, 1959, the number of districts under the jurisdiction of the High Court was reduced. In 1955, the Original Civil jurisdiction of the High Court was curtailed and the Original Criminal jurisdiction was abolished. The present buildings of the High Court standing on the First line beach were occupied on July 12, 1892. The seal of the High Court bears the device and impression of the Asoka Capital with the 'gopuram', a common feature of temples in the South, in its background in a circle. Below it appear the words '???????? o??????'.
Philatelic Stamp Description : MADRAS HIGH COURT
Stamp Currency : P
Stamp Language : English
Number of Stamps Per Sheet : 12
Stamp Perforations : 14 x 14
Postal Stamp Shape : Horizontal
Indian Stamp Process : Photogravure
Stamp Printed At : India Security Press
Indian Stamp's Color : Red Brown
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