A commemorative postage stamp on Indian National Children‘s Day 1974 :
Issued on Nov 14, 1974
Issued for : The Indian Posts & Telegraphs Department has been issuing special postage stamps on Children’s Day on November 14. In 1970 as well as last year stamps were brought out depicting children’s paintings as their motifs. In 1974, P&T Department not only depicted the child’s painting but the entire designing of the stamp and first day cover had been done by the children.
Design : The stamp design by Rajesh Bhatia depicts “a cat.” Tulu Verma has done the First Day cover design which shows “a lion.” Both the child artists are from New Delhi.
Type : Stamp, Postal Used
Colour : Multicolour
Denomination : 25 Paise
Overall size : 3.91 X 2.90 cms.
Printing size : 3.56 X 2.54 cms.
Perforation : 13 x 13
Paper : Unwatermarked paper
Number Printed : 30,00,000
Number per issue sheet : 35
Printing Process : Photogravure
Designed and Printed at : India Security Press
- Children’s Day is celebrated throughout the country with great enthusiasm and has helped to focus attention on the problems of child welfare.