Surya Bikram Gyawali

A commemorative postage stamp on Suryavikrama Gewali :

460-surya-bikram-gyawali-nepal-stamp-1987Issued by Nepal

Issued on Dec 21, 1987

Issued by : His Majesty’s Government, Postal Services Department, Nepal Philatelic Bureau, Kathmandu

Design : In the present postage stamp brought out in commemoration of Surya Bikram Gyawali, who served for five years as the Chancellor of Royal Nepal Academy and remained a lifelong member of the Academy, his portrait has been depicted.

Designer : K. Karmacharya

Type : Stamp, Postal Used

Denomination : 60 Paisa

Colour : MultiColour

Size : 29.2 mm x 39.0 mm

Format : Vertical

Paper : Unwatermarked Adhesive Gr. Coated Stamp paper

Quantity : 6,000,000 (Six millions)

Sheet : 35

Process : Photogravure

Printer : India Security Press, Nasik Road, India

Name : Surya Bikram Gyawali

Born on 1898 at Banaras, Uttar Pradesh, India

Died on 

About : 

  • Late historian Surya Bikram Gyawali was born in Banaras in the year 1898 A.D. He acquired his primary and higher education in India. Gyawali engaged in his entire life in the practice of history and literature has made his significant contribution in the sphere of Nepali language, literature, culture and history. In order, to pay tribute to him to enhance the national grandeur, he has been awarded with Tribhuvan Puraskar and Prithvi Pragya Puraskar by Royal Nepal Academy and also with Gorkha Dakshin Bahu (first class) and Trishaktipatta (second class).

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