Muhammed Abdurahiman Shahib

A commemorative postage stamp on Mohammed Abdur Rahiman :

1622 Mohammed Abdurahiman Shahib [India Stamp 1998]Issued by India

Issued on May 15, 1998

Issued for : The Department of Posts is happy to issue a commemorative postage stamp on Muhammed Abdurahiman Shaib.

Credits :
& FDC : Based on the material supplied by Mahammed Abdurahiman Shahib Centenary Celebration Committee.
Cancellation : Smt. Alka Sharma

Type : Stamp, Mint Condition

Colour : Single Colour

Denomination : 200 Paise

Overall size : 3.91 x 2.90 cms.

Printing 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, Nashik

Name : Mohammad Abdur Rahiman Sahib

Born on 1898 at Kodungallur, Thrissur District, Kingdom of Cochin, Kerala, British India

Died on Nov 23, 1945 at Pottashery, Kerala, British India

About : 

  • Gradually he moved towards the left wing of the Congress and became its leader. After the Tripura session of the Congress, he left the Congress and became president of the Kerala Forward block from 1939. In 1940, he was arrested and detained in the central jail, Vellore, till September 4, 1945.
  • After release from detention in 1945, he plunged himself into an electioneering campaign throughout Malabar in favour of the Congress candidates. But suddenly he died in harness on November 22, 1945.
  • A towering personality, heroic in spirit, restless in nature, Muhammed Abdurahiman Shahib was a revolutionary. He had a hold on the muslim masses in Malabar and he was a hero to the younger generation during the Civil disobedience movement.He had sacrificed a lot for the cause of the country. And to his own community he was a tower of strength.

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