Complete Set of 2 nos of commemorative postage stamps on the Birth Anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi :
Issued by India
Issued on Oct 2, 2001
Issued for : The Department of Posts issued a postage stamp in setenant format in homage to the Mahatma on the occasion of the first Gandhi Jayanti of the new millennium (02.10.2001). The stamp seeks to underline the message and relevance of Mahatma Gandhi which transcend the boundaries of time and space and are as relevant in the new millennium as in the earlier.
Type : Se–tenant pair of 2 Stamps, Mint Condition
Watermark : No
Colour : Four Colour
Denomination : 400 Paise
Overall Size : 5.8 x 3.91 cms.
Printing Size : 5.45 x 3.6 cms.
Perforation : 13.5 x 13.5 mm with elliptical hole on each 3.91 cm sides
Paper : Matt Chromo
Stamps Printed : 3.0 million
Number per issue sheet : 20
Printing Process : Photo Offset
Printer : Calcutta Security Printers Ltd.
Name : Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi
Born on Oct 2, 1869 at Porbandar, Gujarat, India
Died on Jan 30, 1948 at New Delhi, India
- “Gandhi was inevitable. If humanity is to progress, Gandhi is inescapable. He lived, thought and acted, inspired by the vision of humanity evolving towards a world of peace and harmony.“ – Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.