Wednesday, December 25, 2013

Commemorative Postage Stamp on Gulab Singh Lodhi - 23rd December, 2013.

Gulab Singh Lodhi was a freedom fighter from Unnao, Uttar Pradesh. He laid down his life at the historic Jhandewala Park at Aminabad, Lucknow in August 1935 while trying to unfurl the tri-colour flag defying Government order that was unacceptable to freedom fighters during the British regime. He was shot dead by a British Officer when he climbed a tree in the park with the flag.
India Post issued a commemorative postage stamp on Shaheed Gulab Singh Lodhi on 23rd December 2013.
In this month Commemorative Postage Stamps are likely to be issued on Eklavya on 27th at Nagpur and on Babu Banarasi Das on 31st at Lucknow.

For all cricket fans, a new presentation pack is issued by Department comprising 1 sheetlet of 16 stamps, 1 First Day Cover, 1 Miniature sheet and a Brochure; priced @ Rs. 700/-, available at all philatelic bureau for sale to the member of public. All members are requested to purchase one presentation pack as a unique item of this century.

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