A commemorative postage stamp on the Death Anniversary of Raja Nahar Singh :
Issued by India
Issued on Jan 9, 1998
Issued for : The Department of Posts is pleased to issue a special commemorative stamp in memory of late Raja Nahar Singh.
Stamp & F.D.C. Design : Based on the material supplied by the sponsor.
Cancellation : Alka Sharma
Type : Stamp, Mint Condition
Colour : Single Colour
Denomination : 200 Paise
Overall size : 4.06 x 2.73 cms.
Printing size : 3.71 x 2.38 cms.
Perforation : 13 x 13
Paper : Imported un w/m Adhesive Gravure Coated Stamp Paper in reels 47 cms.
Stamps Printing : 0.4 Million
Number per issue sheet : 40
Printing Process : Photogravure
Printer : India Security Press, Nasik
Name : Raja Nahar Singh
Born on Apr 6, 1821 at Ballabhgarh, Faridabad District, Haryana, India
Died on Jan 9, 1858
- The British Government constituted a Military Commission under Brig. General Chamberlain with four other members, of the rank of majors, for trial of the acts of omission and commission by Raja Nahar Singh. The trial began on Saturday, the 19th December, 1857 at 11.00 am at Delhi.
- In order to break up the political power of the native princely states, it was considered necessary to crush all opposition. Raja Nahar Singh of Bhallabhgarh, alongwith Nawab of Jhajjar, Dadree and Farukhnagar were tried and hanged till death on 9.1.1858 for their complicity in the revolt of 1857.
- The first day cover features the Nahar Singh Palace, where the Kartik Cultural Festival is celebrated.
- Text : Based on the material supplied by the sponsor.