King Mahendra’s 52nd Birthday

A commemorative postage stamp on the 52nd Shuva Janmotsav of King Mahendra of Nepal :

People celebrating at Tundikhel (Tinikhya)Issued by Nepal

Issued on 28th Jestha 2028 corresponding to 11th June 1971

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

Design : Every year the birthday of His Majesty the King is celebrated as a great national festival. In the capital, the day is marked since early morning by a large inflow of people who later assemble in front of the Royal Army Pavilion at Sadar Tundikhel, the venue of main public ceremony and offer their respectful greetings to the beloved sovereign.

Designer : K. Karmacharya

Type : Stamp, Postal Used

Denomination : 25 Paisa

Colour : Purple & Bronze Blue

Size : 4.06 cms x 2.28 cms

Perforation : 14½ x 14

Paper : Unwatermarked Adhesive stamp paper

Quantity : 5,00,000

Sheet : 50

Printing Process : Photogravure

Printer : India Security Press, Nasik Road

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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