Postal Stamp Image : DR. T. BRAGANZA 1811 Indian Post
Stamp Issue Date : 26/09/1998
Postage Stamp Dinomination : 3.00
Postal Stamp Serial Number : 1811
Postal Stamp Name : DR. T. BRAGANZA
Stamp Information : Portugal was the oldest colonial power in India and the last ont to leave the indian soil. The British after establishing their control over India allowed Portugal to retain her colonial possession in India Goa, Daman, Diu, Dadra and Nagar Haveli. The Father of the nationalist movement in Goa was Tristao da Braganza Cunha. The dramatic entry of Mahtma Gandhi on the political horizon of India stirred the mind of Tristao who vowed to fight for the rights of his people in Goa, who led a subjugated life under the Portuguese colonial rule. He contributed articles in the French papers like Clarite and L'Humanite pleading forcefully for the cause of India's independence. He exposed the massacre of Jallianwalla Bagh in the European Press. In 1928 Tristao formed the Goa Congress Committee and started a campaign for Goa's fressdom and its integration with India. He believed that Goa being a legitimate part of India, Goa's freedom was implicit in India's independance. In the 43rd session of the Indian National Congress held in Calcutta he got the Goa Congress Committee affiliated.
Philatelic Stamp Description : Stamp design by Sankha Samanta and FDC design 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 : Sepia and Crimson
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