A commemorative postage stamp on the Birth Anniversary of Rev. JJM Nicholas Roy :
Issued by India
Issued on Jun 12, 2009
Issued for : Department of Posts is proud to issue a commemorative postage stamp on Rev. J. J. M. Nichols Roy.
Stamp, FDC & Cancellation : Nenu Gupta
Type : Stamp, Mint Condition
Colour : Multi Colour
Denomination : 500 Paise
Stamps Printed : 0.4 Million
Printing Process : Photogravure
Printer : India Security Press, Nashik
Name : Reverend James Joy Mohan Nichols Roy
Born on Jun 12, 1884
Died on Nov 1, 1959
- His leadership and wisdom, his closeness to national leaders particularly Mahatma Gandhi and Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru, gave his people a feeling of security and identification with the national movement.
- Rev. J.J.M. Nichols Roy‘s stand for the cause of tribal identity was forthright and courageous. Although he was a Khasi tribal, his cause was for the greater good of all the tribals in the region and of the entire nation. Public Service was, to him a fusion of social, economic and spiritual services.
- Rev. J.J.M. Nichols Roy passed away on 1st November 1959.
- Text : Based on material provided by the proponent.