Mahatma Gandhi : Man of the Millennium

Complete Set of 2 nos of commemorative postage stamps on the Birth Anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi :

1855 Mahatma Gandhi - Man of the Millennium [India Se-tenant Stamp 2001]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 : Setenant 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

About : 

  • 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.

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