Dr. Vrindavan Lal Verma

A commemorative postage stamp on the Birth Anniversary of Vrindavanlal Verma :

1521 Dr. Vrindavanlal Verma [India Stamp 1997]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

About : 

  • 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).

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