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 Ala Hazrat Barelvi

Ala Hazrat Barelvi

A commemorative postage stamp on the 75th Death Anniversary of Imam Ahmed Raza Khan Qadrifounder of the Barelvi movement :

Ahmed Raza Khan (इमाम अहमद रज़ा) : Barelvi movement (Sunni Hanafi)Tomb of Dargah-e-Ala Hazrat Barelvi (Ahmed Rida Khan)Issued by India

Issued on Dec 31, 1995

Issued for : The Department of Posts is happy to issue a commemorative postage stamp in honour of Ala Hazrat Barelvi.

Design : The stamp reflects the beautiful dome of the Dargah of Ala Hazrat Barelvi which is once again repeated on the First Day Cover and the Cancellation.

Courtesy :
Maulana Tauseef Raza Khan
Cancellation : Smt. Alka Sharma

Type : Stamp, Postal Used

Colour : Multi colour

Denomination : 100 Paise

Overall size : 3.91 x 2.90 cms.

Printing size : 3.55 x 2.54 cms.

Perforation : 13.5 x 13.5

Paper : Matt Chromo Indigenous

Number of stamps Printed : 0.6 Million

Number per issue sheet : 40

Printing Process : Photo Offset

Printer : Calcutta Security Printers, Kanpur

Name : Ala Hazrat Ahmed Raza Khan Barelvi

Born on Jun 14, 1856 at Bareilly, North-Western Provinces, British India

Died on Oct 28, 1921 at Bareilly, Uttar Pradesh, British India

About : 

  • He also wrote in Arabic, Persian and Urdu on diverse topics. It is estimated that he wrote over a thousand books, hundreds of treaties and annotations and commentaries on more than 150 books pertaining to various branches of learning. In 1904 he founded a DaralUlum ManzariIslam at Bareilly in India. To-day scores of Dar-al-Ulum in the sub-continent are functioning under his influence.
  • He was a poet who dedicated the beauty of his selected style called Na’at to sing the glories of the Holy Prophet. His devotion elevated his poetry, making it ecstatic and rich. He passed away in 1921 and his mausoleum is situated at Bareilly.
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