Narayan Ganesh Goray

A commemorative postage stamp on the Death Anniversary of N. G. Gore :

1620 N. G. Goray [India Stamp 1998]Issued by India

Issued on May 1, 1998

Issued for : The Department of Posts is happy to issue a special postage stamp on Shri N. G. Goray.

Credits :
Stamp :
 Mr. Shekhar Godbole, Pune and India Security Press, Nashik Road
FDC : Mr. Shekhar Godbole, Pune
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 Sheet 50.8 x 53.5 cms.

Stamps Printed : 0.4 Million

Number per issue sheet : 35

Printing Process : Photogravure

Printer : India Security Press, Nashik

Name : Narayan Ganesh Gore

Born on 1907 at Hindale, Konkan, Maharashtra, India

Died on May 1, 1993

About : 

  • Thereafter he served as High Commissioner for India in England from 1977 to 1979.
  • Shri Goray was an eminent thinker and an ardent social reformer. Through his prolific writings in English and Marathi, he always made a fervent plea for social justice and equality. He wrote twenty six books in Marathi, which include History of America and books on socialism and Democracy. He also wrote short stories and literary essays. His writing is marked with vigour and an exquisite style. He was a great rationalist and his speeches were hailed for clarity of ideas and for powerful oratory. N. G. Goray passed away on 1st May, 1993.
  • Text : Prof. Vasant Bapat & Shri G. P. Pradhan, Pune, National Biographies.

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