Gyan Dil Das

A commemorative postage stamp on Saint Gyandil Das, a poet and social reformer, opposed caste biases and gender-based violence (part of series : Litterateur of Nepal 1980) :

Udayalahari (नेपाली साहित्य) : Nirguna BrahmaIssued by Nepal

Issued on 1st Baishakh 2037 corresponding to 13th April 1980

Designer : K. Karmacharya

Type : Stamp, Postal Used

Denomination : 5 Paisa

Colour : Yellow Ochre and Red Purple

Size : 2.90 x 3.91 cms

Perforation : 13 x 13

Format : Horizontal

Paper : Unwatermarked adhesive paper

Quantity : 40,00,000

Sheet : 35

Process : Photogravure

Printer : India Security Press, Nasik Road, India

Name : Srikrishna Lamichhane

Born on 1821 at Ilam, Nepal

Died on 1883 at Kingdom of Sikkim

About : 

  • Gyan Dil Das (1878-1940 V.S.) Born in eastern Nepal, Gyan Dil Das occupied a prominent place in the Sant literature of Nepal and preached against the racial discrimination of Brahmanism. He was bold individual of a reforming spirit. He has composed innumerable literary works and poems in the Nepalese language.

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