India on Children’s Day 1974

A commemorative postage stamp on Childrens Day 1974 :

Issued by India623 Children's Day 1974

Issued on Nov 14, 1974

Issued for : The Indian Posts & Telegraphs Department has been issuing special postage stamps on Children’s Day on November 14. In 1970 as well as last year [1973] stamps were brought out depicting children’s paintings as their motifs. In 1974, P&T Department not only depicted the child’s painting but the entire designing of the stamp and first day cover had been done by the children.

Picture : The stamp design by Rajesh Bhatia depicts “a cat.” Tulu Verma has done the First Day cover design which shows “a lion.” Both the child artists are from New Delhi.

Type : Stamp, Postal Used

Watermark : No

Colour : Multicolour

Denomination : 25 Paise

Overall Size : 3.91 X 2.90 cms.

Printing Size : 3.56 X 2.54 cms.

Perforation : 13 x 13

Paper : unwatermarked paper

Stamps Printed : 30,00,000 in sheets of 35

Printing Process : Photogravure

Designed and Printed at : India Security Press

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  • Children’s Day is celebrated throughout the country with great enthusiasm and has helped to focus attention on the problems of child welfare.

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