India on Children’s Day 1966

A commemorative postage stamp on Childrens Day 1966 :

Issued by India436 Children's Day 1966

Issued on Nov 14, 1966

Issued for : The Indian Posts and Telegraphs Department is happy to join in these celebrations and to bring out a stamp on this occasion.

Design : The design of the stamp is based on the rough visual prepared by Shri C.R. Pakrashi, an artist of Delhi.

Type : StampMint Condition

Colour : Magenta

Denomination : 15 Paisa

Overall Size : 2.90 X 3.91 cms.

Printing Size : 2.54 X 3.56 cms.

Perforation : 13 x 13

Watermark : Printed on unwatermarked paper

Number printed : 15,00,000

Number per issue sheet : 35

Printing Process : Photogravure

Designed and Printed at : India Security Press

About : 

  • The purpose of the Children’s Day is to remind all adults of their responsibility towards children. The Children’s Day in India is celebrated on the 14th November – the birthday of late Pt. Jawaharlal Nehru.
  • The theme for this year as suggested by the International Union for Child Welfare is “Children and Peace” with the sub-title “How programmes for children contribute to the world’s peace“. Programmes that meet the needs of children at every stage of their development are the best possible contribution to the world’s peace. The children of today are the citizens of tomorrow and with them lies the future of mankind. Healthy and happy children are our strongest foundation.

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