A commemorative postage stamp on the Anniversary of the Mizo Accord, 1986, Memorandum of Settlement :
Issued by India
Issued on Jun 30, 1999
Issued for : The Department of Posts is happy to issue this stamp commemorating Mizoram Accord.
Picture : The design of the stamp emphasizes the lasting peace brought on by the Accord with the two hands clasped in a firm handshake symbolizing the Accord. The richly embroidered Mizo cloth ‘puanchai’ worn by Mizo women on occasions of merriment, gaiety and festivity symbolizes peace and harmony in the state and the lush green hills in the background represent the natural scenic beauty of the state. The first day cover again symbolizes the peace and progress brought by the Accord.
Stamp : Shri Rosiamliana Ralte, DIET, Aizawl
FDC : Shri H. Rohmingthanga, Tuikual, Aizawl
Cancellation : Smt. Alka Sharma
Type : Stamp, Mint Condition
Colour : Multi Colour
Denomination : 300 Paise
Overall size : 4.06 x 2.28 cms.
Printing size : 3.71 x 1.93 cms.
Perforation : 13 x 13
Paper : Imported unwatermarked Adhesive Gravure Coated Stamp Paper in Sheets 50.8 x 53.5 cms.
Stamps Printed : One Million
Number per issue sheet : 50
Printing Process : Photogravure
Printer : India Security Press, Nashik
- On 30th June, 1986, the historic ‘Mizoram Accord‘ was signed between the Government and MNF bringing an end to this era of insurgency and ushering peace and stability to the area. This historic accord served to strengthen the emotional integration of the people of the state with the nation as a whole. With Mizoram becoming a model state of the north east with the highest literacy rate, significant progress has been made in the fields of education, agriculture, telecommunications, infrastructure and overall prosperity of the region.
- Text : Based on materials supplied by State Govt.