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