Postal Stamp Image : MAKHANLAL CHATURVEDI 0845 Indian Post
Stamp Issue Date : 04/04/1977
Postage Stamp Dinomination : 0.25
Postal Stamp Serial Number : 0845
Stamp Information : Makhanlal Chaturvedi was born on April 4, 1889 in Babai village in Hishanvgabad district (Madhya Pardsh). He started his career as a teacher in 1906 but resigned in 1910. He took a leading part in the Non-cooperation Movement and Quit India Movement. Makhanlal chaturvedi was one of the most distinguished writers in Hindi literature. He was a sensitive poet, story writer, essayist and playwrit. He also edited the Hindi eekly "Karmaveer". Makhanlal's political activities greatly influenced his ritings. A forceful and pursuative writer, he aroused great patriotic fervour among the masses by his writings. He was President of All India Hindi Sahitya Sammelan held at Hardar in 1943. Makhanlal Chatyurvedi made notable contributions to the enrichment of various branches of Hindi literature. Some of his great works are "Him Kirtini", "Him Tarangini", "Yug Charan", and "Sahitya Devta'. In 1954 Makhanlal won the Sahitya Akademic Award for his work 'Him Tarangini' becoming the first recipient of the Aard in Hindfi literature. He was conferred the honorary degree of D.Litt. by Saugar University in 1959. Makhanlal Chaturvedi passed away onJanuary 30, 1968. The Posts and Telegraphs Department feels privileged to bring out a commemorative postage stamp in honour of this great son of India.
Stamp Currency : P
Stamp Language : English
Stamp Overall Size : 3.91 X 2.90 cms
Postal Stamp Print Size : 3.5 x 2.54 cms.
Number of Stamps Per Sheet : 35
Stamp Perforations : 13 x 13
Postal Stamp Shape : Vertical
Postage Stamp Paper : Unwatermarked adhesive stamp paper
Indian Stamp Process : Photogravure
Number of stamps printed : 30,00,000
Stamp Printed At : India Security Press
Indian Stamp's Color : Burnt Sienna
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