Shyam Lal Gupt ‘Parshad’

A commemorative postage stamp on Shyam Lal Gupta :

1528 Shyam Lal Gupt [India Stamp 1997]Issued by India

Issued on Mar 4, 1997

Issued for : The Department of Posts is happy to issue a special commemorative postage stamp to mark the occasion of the writing of this memorable song and honour the memory of Shyam Lal Gupt “Parshad”.

Design Credits :
and f.d.c. : Parshad Smriti Sansthan
Cancellation : Smt. Alka Sharma

Type : Stamp, Mint Condition

Colour : Two

Denomination : 100 Paise

Overall size : 3.91 x 2.90 cms.

Printing size : 3.60 x 2.55 cms.

Perforation : 13.5 x 13.5

Paper : Matt Chromo

Number of Stamps Printed : 0.4 Million

Number per issue sheet : 40

Printing Process : Photooffset

Printer : Calcutta Security Printer Ltd. Kanpur

Name : Shyam Lal Gupta Parshad

Born on Sep 9, 1896 at Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh, India

Died on Aug 10, 1977

About : 

  • Shyam Lal Gupt worked tirelessly for the cause of Hindu-Muslim unity, popularisation of Khadi and emancipation of women and children in the rural areas. He preferred to stay away from active politics and devoted his life to social work. He is responsible for the establishment of ‘Ganesh Seva Ashram’ at Narwal and a number of orphanages, schools and teaching institutions. He was awarded Padamshree on 26th January, 1976.
  • Text : Parshad Smriti Sansthan.

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