150 Years of Newspapers in Assam

A commemorative postage stamp on the 150 Years of the Assamese Newspaper :

1672 Orunodoi - Assamese Newspaper [India Stamp 1999]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

About : 

  • 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.

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