India on Children’s Day 1978

A commemorative postage stamp on National Childrens Day 1978 :

Two Friends : Child with a PetIssued by India

Issued on Nov 14, 1978

Issued for : On the occasion of Children’s Day this year, the Indian Posts & Telegraphs Department is happy to bring out a commemorative postage stamp depicting a painting by a child.

Design : The stamp has for its motif a painting titled “TWO FRIENDS” by 10-year old Master Dinesh of Dehradun. The First Day Cover depicts a painting titled “Procession” done by 12-year old Kumari Sudha Reddy of Hyderabad. These painting are reproduced by the courtesy of Shankar‘s International Children’s Competition (1977).

Type : Stamp, Postal Used

Colour : Multicolour

Denomination : 25 Paise

Overall size : 3.91 x 2.90 cms.

Printing size : 3.55 x 2.54 cms.

Perforation : 13 x 13

Number per issue sheet : 35

About : 

  • Children’s Day is observed throughout the country on November 14 every year. The Day is observed to remind the state, the parents and the teachers of their duty towards children. It is the responsibility of not only the state, but every citizen to see that children grow up under a healthy and happy environment.

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