125 Years of Mahatma Gandhi
Complete set of 2 commemorative postage stamps on the 125th Birth Anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi :
Issued by India
Issued on Oct 2, 1994
Design Credits :
Stamp : Suresh Kumar and Shankha Samanta – based on materials supplied by Gandhi Smriti & Darshan Samiti and National Gandhi Museum & Library, Rajghat.
First Day Cover : Shankha Samanta
Brochure & Cancellation : Alka Sharma.
Type : Se–tenant pair of 2 Stamps, Mint Condition
Colour : Multicolour
Denomination : 600 & 1100 Paise
Overall size : 10.50 x 3.50 cms.
Printing size : 10.15 x 3.15 cms.
Perforation : 13 x 13
Paper : Imported unwatermarked Adhesive Gravure Coated Stamp Paper in sheets 50.8 x 53.5 cms.
Number of Stamps Printed : 1 million
Number per issue sheet : 12 sets
Printing Process : Photogravure
Printer : India Security Press
Name : Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi
Born on Oct 2, 1869 at Porbandar State, Kathiawar Agency, British India [now Gujarat, India]
Died on Jan 30, 1948 at New Delhi, India
- “I have that implicit faith in my mission that, if it succeeds – as it will succeed, it is bound to succeed – history will record it as a movement designed to knit all people in the world together, not as hostile to one another but as parts of one whole.“ – Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi.