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 India on Ameer Khusrau

India on Ameer Khusrau

A commemorative postage stamp on the 650th Death Anniversary of Amir Khusrowan Indian Sufi musician, poet and scholar, spiritual disciple of Nizamuddin Auliya of Delhi [a part of Personalities Stamps Series‘] : Amir Khusrow (अमीर खुसरो)

Issued by India

Issued on Oct 24, 1975

Designed by : India Security Press

Type : Stamp, Postal Used

Colour : Buff and red brown

Denomination : 50 Paise

Overall size : 3.91 x 2.90 cms.

Printing size : 3.56 x 2.54 cms.

Perforation : 13 x 13

Watermark : Printed on unwatermarked Adhesive Stamp paper

Quantity printed : 3 Million

Number per issue sheet : 35

Printed at : India Security Press

Name : Ab’ul Hasan Yamīn ud-Dīn Khusrau

Born on 1253 at Patiyali, Kasganj [previoisly ETAH], Delhi Sultanate [now in Uttar Pradesh, India]

Died on Oct, 1325 at Delhi (Nizamuddin), India

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July 4, 2023 6:23 pm

[…] the mother of ghazals in the Indian subcontinent. Though the ghazal had its origins in the times of Hazrat Amir Khusro about six centuries ago, it was Begum Akhtar who by her passion for ghazal singing and […]

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