Rev. J. J. M. Nichols Roy

A commemorative postage stamp on the Birth Anniversary of Rev. JJM Nicholas Roy :

2470 Rev. J. J. M. Nichols Roy [India Stamp 2009]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.

Credits :
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

About : 

  • 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.

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