A commemorative postage stamp on Children‘s Day 1975 :
Issued on Nov 14, 1975
Issued for : The P & T Department has much pleasure in dedicating this stamp to the children all over the world.
Picture : For many years, the Indian P & T Department has been issuing special postage stamps on Children’s Day on 14th November. In 1971, 1973 and 1974, stamps were brought out depicting children’s paintings as their motifs. This year again, the Department has selected the stamp design depicting ‘a cow‘ done by Sanjay Nathubhai Patel from Bombay. He was seven year old when he did this painting.
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
- As has been the practice in the past, India is celebrating Children’s Day this year on 14th November, which is also the birthday of the late Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru who was known to the children all over tho country as “Chacha Nehru”, the benevolent uncle who took such an immense interest in their welfare.