A commemorative postage stamp on Shyam Lal Gupta :
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 :
Stamp 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 : Photo–offset
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
- 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.