Narayan Malhar Joshi

A commemorative postage stamp on the Birth Centenary of N. M. Joshi :

818-narayan-malhar-joshi-india-stamp-1980Issued by India

Issued on Jun 5, 1980

Issued for : The Indian Posts and Telegraphs Department is privileged to commemorate the father of the Trade Union movement in India by issuing a special postage stamp.

Description of Designs : The stamp and the first day cover depict the portrait of the Shri N. M. Joshi.

Type : Stamp, Postal Used

Colour : Carmine

Denomination : 30 Paise

Overall size : 3.91 x 2.90 cms.

Printing size : 3.55 x 2.54 cms.

Perforation : 13 x 13

Watermark : Printed on watermarked adhesive stamp paper

Number printed : 20,00,000

Number per issue sheet : 35

Printing process : Photogravure

Designed and Printed at : India Security Press

Name : Narayan Malhar Joshi

Born on Jun 5, 1879 at Goregaon, Kolaba district, Maharashtra, India

Died on May 30, 1955 at Bombay, Maharashtra, India

About : 

  • He was the President of the Railwaymen’s Federation in 1929. He was a prolific writer and journalist. He managed the Dnanaprakash, the Marathi daily of the Servants of India Society. In 1921 he started a Marathi weekly, the Kamgar Samachar. He passed away on 30 May 1955.

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