Queen Mother Ratna 1978
A commemorative postage stamp on the 50th Birth Anniversary of Queen Ratna of Nepal, spouse of King Mahendra :
Issued by Nepal
Issued on Aug 20, 1978 [4th Bhadra 2035]
Issued by :
His Majesty’s Government
Postal Services Department
Nepal Philatelic Bureau
Designer : K. Karmacharya
Type : Stamp, Postal Used
Denomination : 2.30 Rupee
Colour : Raw Sienna
Size : 2.46 x 3.34 cms.
Perforation : 13½ x 13½
Paper : Unwatermarked adhesive paper
Quantity : 1,000,000 (One million)
Sheet : 54 (9 x 6)
Process : Photogravure
Printer : India Security Press, Nasik Road, India
Name : Ratna Rajya Laxmi Devi Shah
Born on Aug 19, 1928 at Hari Bhawan, Bagmati, Kathmandu, Nepal
- Born on 4th Bhadra 1985 corresponding to 19th August 1928 Her Majesty Queen Mother Ratna Rajya Laxmi Devi Shah completes fifty years of age today. This happy occasion is being celebrated as the Golden Jubilee with great devotion and enthusiasm throughout the kingdom.
- Her Majesty the Queen Mother, the Patron of the Nepal Children’s Organisation holds the view that an environment in keeping with the children’s mental inclination is essential to make them endowed with character and dutiful towards the society.