Sheikh Mohammad Abdullah

A commemorative postage stamp on the Death Anniversary of “ShereKashmir” Sheikh Abdullah :

1129-sheikh-mohammad-abdullah-india-stamp-1988Issued by India

Issued on Dec 5, 1988

Description of Designs : The stamp is designed by India Security Press, Nashik Road, the first day cover by Sankha Samantha and the cancellation by Alka Sharma.

Type : Stamp, Mint Condition

Watermark : No

Colour : Single colour

Denomination : 60 Paise

Printed : India Security Press

Name : Sheikh Mohammed Abdullah

Born on Dec 5, 1905 at Soura, Jammu and Kashmir, British India

Died on Sep 8, 1982 at Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir, India

About : 

  • During his tenure, the hereditary rule of the royal family was replaced by the system of electing the head of the government. He also reorganised the education system. He introduced the concept of decentralisation of power by constituting the District Development Boards, where the Cabinet takes on the spot decisions.
  • After the 1975 IndiraAbdullah Accord he laid a new foundation for overall development of the State. This land-mark ushered in an era of much needed peace and political stability in the State.
  • His eventful life came to an end on 8th September, 1982.

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