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 India on Children’s Day 1964

India on Children’s Day 1964

A commemorative postage stamp on the 75th birth anniversary of Jawaharlal Nehru, first prime minister of India :

Children's Day 1964 : 75th birth anniversary of Pandit NehruIssued by India

Issued on Nov 14, 1964

Issued for : The Indian Posts and Telegraphs Department has, since the year 1957, been bringing out special stamps to mark the observance of Children’s Day each year on the 14th November. Various themes connected with the care and well-being of children have been depicted on them.

Type : Stamp, Postal Used

Colour : Grey

Denomination : 0.15

Overall size : 3.3 x 2.9 cms

Printing size : 2.99 x 2.52 cms

Perforation : 13½ x 14

Watermark : Printed on Unwatermarked paper

Number printed : 2 million

Set : 42 stamps per issue sheet

Printing process : Photogravure

Designed and printed at : India Security Press

About : 

  • Children’s Day has acquired a special significance for us in this country as it falls on the 14th of November, which also happens to be birth anniversary of our late Prime Minister.
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