Queen Mother Ratna 1978

A commemorative postage stamp on the 50th Birth Anniversary of Queen Ratna of Nepal, spouse of King Mahendra :

महेन्द्रपत्नी रत्न राज्यलक्ष्मी देवीIssued by Nepal

Issued on Aug 20, 1978 [4th Bhadra 2035]

Issued by :
His Majesty’s Government
Postal Services Department
Nepal Philatelic Bureau
Kathmandu

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 PressNasik Road, India

Name : Ratna Rajya Laxmi Devi Shah

Born on Aug 19, 1928 at Hari Bhawan, Bagmati, Kathmandu, Nepal

About : 

  • 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.

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