Postal Stamp Image : SENAPATI BAPAT (PANDURANG MAHADEV BAPAT) 0870 Indian Post
Stamp Issue Date : 28/11/1977
Postage Stamp Dinomination : 0.25
Postal Stamp Serial Number : 0870
Stamp Information : Pandurang Mahadev Bapat, popularly known as 'Senapati Bapat'- owing to his revolutionarty role in freedom struggle- was born on November 12, 1880 in Parner (Maharashtra). He had a brilliant academic career and after graduation proceeded to England for studies in Engineering on a scholarship. He campaigned in England for India's independence and these activities led to the Bomaby University withdrawing the scholarship. Bapat rturned to India in 1908 and went to Calcutta to meet the Maniktola group of revolutionaries in Bengal. Later he went underground for four years to avoid arrest i the Maniktola Bomb case. From 1913 to 1920, Bapat engaged himself in social work. He took an active part in politics and was the sub-editor of Lokmanya Tilak's 'Maratha'. Bapat's life was a saga of struggle and suffering. He led the famous 'Mulshi Satyagraha'. The movement was so revolutionary that it earned him the title 'Senapati'. He spent nearly two decades in prison for his part in the freedom struggle. After independence, Bapat played a significant role in the struggle for Samyukta Maharashtra and took part in the Goa liberation movement. Senapati Bapat was also an erudite scholar. His published works include commentaries on Bhagwat Gita and the Upanishads and translatios from Sri Aurobindo. Bapat died on November 28, 1967.
Stamp Currency : P
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 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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