Maharana Pratap

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.

Stamp Design : Based on material supplied by sponsor.

Type : Stamp, Mint Condition

Watermark : No

Colour : Single Colour

Denomination : 200 Paise

Stamp Overall Size : 3.91 x 2.90 cms.

Stamp Print Size : 3.55 x 2.54 cms.

Perforation : 13 x 13

Paper : Imported unwatermarked Adhesive Gravure Coated Stamp Paper in reels 47 cms width

Stamps Printed : 0.4 Million in sheets of 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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