A commemorative postage stamp on A. C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada :
Issued by India
Issued on Sep 6, 1997
Issued for : The Department of Posts is issuing a special commemorative postage stamp on August 26, 1997 to honour his memory.
Stamp, F.D.C. : Bhaktivedanta Book Trust
Cancellation : Alka Sharma
Type : Stamp, Mint Condition
Watermark : No
Colour : Single Colour
Denomination : 500 Paise
Stamp Overall Size : 3.91 x 2.90 cms.
Stamp Print Size : 3.55 x 2.54 cms.
Perforation : 13 x 13
Paper : Indegenous unwatermarked Adhesive Gravure Coated Stamp Paper
Stamps Printed : 0.4 Million in sheets of 35
Printing Process : Photogravure
Printer : India Security Press, Nasik
Name : Abhay Charanaravinda Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada (Abhay Charan De)
Born on Sep 1, 1896 at Calcutta, Bengal Presidency, British India
Died on Nov 14, 1977 at Vrindavan, Mathura district, Uttar Pradesh, India
- For his role in helping people all over the world to understand the message of Indian culture and philosophy, Bhaktivedanta Swami could be called as India‘s Cultural Ambassador to the world, and his contribution to the upliftment of society and betterment of mankind have been widely appreciated. By his straightforward presentation of our Indian cultural and philosophical heritage, millions have developed a deeper appreciation and understanding of India.
- Text : Bhaktivedanta Book Trust.