A commemorative postage stamp on the 150 Years of the Assamese Newspaper :
Issued by India
Issued on Jan 29, 1999
Issued for : The Department of Posts is happy to commemorate 150 Years of Newspapers in Assam through issue of this stamp.
Stamp Design : Based on material supplied by the sponsors.
Type : Stamp, Mint Condition
Watermark : No
Colour : Three Colour
Denomination : 300 Paise
Stamp Overall Size : 3.91 x 2.90 cms.
Stamp Print Size : 3.55 x 2.54 cms.
Perforation : 13 x 13
Paper : Imported unwatermarked Adhesive Gravure Coated Stamp Paper in sheets 50.8 x 53.5 cms.
Stamps Printed : 0.7 Million in sheets of 35
Printing Process : Photogravure
Printers : India Security Press, Nashik
- The journalists in Assam have always participated in the struggle to protect the freedom of the press whenever it was under threat. There have been instances of journalists who suffered death at the hands of extremists.
- Text : Based on material supplied by the sponsors.