A commemorative postage stamp on the Birth Anniversary of Vrindavanlal Verma :
Issued by India
Issued on Jan 9, 1997
Issued for : The Department of Post is happy to issue a stamp in honour of this great novelist who has a special place in Hindi literature.
Credits : Stamp & FDC design : Padma Bhushan Dr. Vrindavan Lal Verma Samriti Samiti, Jhansi (UP).
Cancellation : Alka Sharma
Type : Stamp, Mint Condition
Colour : Single Colour
Denomination : 200 Paise
Overall size : 3.91 x 2.90 cms.
Printing size : 3.55 x 2.54 cms.
Perforation : 13 x 13
Paper : Imported un w/m Adhesive Gravure Coated Stamp Paper
Stamps Printed : 0.4 Million
Number per issue sheet : 35
Printing Process : Photogravure
Printer : India Security Press, Nasik
Name : Vrindavan Lal Verma
Born on Jan 9, 1889 at Mauranipur, Jhansi District, Uttar Pradesh, India
Died on Feb 23, 1969
- His work continues to be relevant even today. This, more than anything is evidence of his greatness as a writer and a thinker.
- A number of his works were translated into various foreign languages. Of particular significance is his novel “Jhansi Ki Rani, Laxmibai“ who in his words “Fought for independence, died for independence and was the founding stone for independence.“
- The first day cover appropriately carries a picture of the Jhansi Fort, immortalized through the writings of Dr. Verma.
- Text : Padma Bhushan Dr. Vrindavan Lal Verma Samriti Samiti, Jhansi (UP).