A commemorative postage stamp on ‘Rashtra Kavi‘ Maithili Sharan Gupt, an Indian Hindi poet, a pioneer of Khari Boli poetry [a part of the series ‘Indian Personalities Series‘] :
Issued by India
Issued on Jul 3, 1974
Issued for : The Posts and Telegraphs Department is privileged to bring out stamps in memory of three great sons of India, Maithili Sharan Gupta, Jainarain Vyas and Utkal Gourab Madhusudan Das. These stamps will be issued on the July 3, 1974.
Type : Stamp, Postal Used
Colour : Mineral Red
Denomination : 25 Paise
Overall size : 3.91 X 2.90 cms.
Printing size : 3.56 X 2.54 cms.
Perforation : 13 x 13
Watermark : Printed on unwatermarked Adhesive Stamp paper on reels
Quantity printed : 3 Million
Number per issue sheet : 35
Name : Maithili Sharan Gupt
Born on Aug 3, 1886 at Chirgaon, North-Western Provinces, British India [now in Jhansi district, Uttar Pradesh]
Died on Dec 12, 1964 at India