India on Maharana Pratap 1998

A commemorative postage stamp on the 400th Death Anniversary of Rana Pratap :

1603 Maharana Pratap [India Stamp 1998]Issued by India

Issued on Jan 19, 1998

Issued for : The Department of Posts is issuing this special commemorative postage stamp to mark the conclusion of 400th death anniversary of the great Rajput warrior Maharana Pratap.

Credits :
: Based on material supplied by sponsor.
FDC & Cancellation : Alka Sharma

Type : Stamp, Mint condition

Colour : Single Colour

Denomination : 200 Paise

Overall size : 3.91 x 2.90 cms.

Printiing size : 3.55 x 2.54 cms.

Perforation : 13 x 13

Paper : Imported un w/m Adhesive Gravure Coated Stamp Paper in reels 47 cms width

Stamps Printed : 0.4 Million

Number per issue sheet : 35

Printing Process : Photogravure

Printer : India Security Press, Nasik

Name : Pratap Singh

Born on May 9, 1540 at Kumbhalgarh Fort, Rajasthan, India

Died on Jan 19, 1597 at Chavand, Rajasthan, India

About : 

  • Maharana Pratap was a leader who preferred a life of struggle rather than sacrificing his ideals of freedom and self-respect. He was a great warrior devoted to noble causes and he will be remembered as the most shining example of courage and valour epitomizing in himself the highest traditions of Rajput chivalry. Maharana Pratap passed away on 19th January 1597 A.D.

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