A commemorative postage stamp on the Birth Centenary of N. M. Joshi :
Issued 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 water–marked 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
- 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.