A commemorative postage stamp on the 75th Death Anniversary of Imam Ahmed Raza Khan Qadri, founder of the Barelvi movement :
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.
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
- 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 Dar–al–Ulum Manzar–i–Islam 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.