King Mahendra’s 50th Birthday

A commemorative postage stamp on the 50th Shuva Janmotsav of King Mahendra of Nepal :

महेन्द्र वीर विक्रम शाहIssued by Nepal

Issued on 29th Jestha Corresponding to 11th June 1969

Issued by :
His Majesty’s Government
Postal Services Department
Nepal Philatelic Bureau
G.P.O. Building
Kathmandu, Nepal

Designer : K. Karmacharya

Type : Stamp, Postal Used

Denomination : 25 Paisa

Colour : Four colours with gold background

Size : 48 x 30 mm

Quantity : 5,00,000

Sheet : 50 Stamps

Printing Process : Photogravure

Printer : Thomas De La Rue & Co. Ltd.

Name : Mahendra Bir Bikram Shah Dev

Born on Jun 11, 1920 at Narayanhity Royal Palace, Kathmandu, Nepal

Died on Jan 31, 1972 at Dialo Bangala, Bharatpur, Nepal

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  • My only prayer to Lord Pashupatinath is that I may be able to strive to the last for the good of the Nepalese people and the country where I was born and brought up.” – H. M. King Mahendra

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