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