Maithili Sharan Gupta

A commemorative postage stamp on ‘Rashtra KaviMaithili Sharan Gupt, an Indian Hindi poet, a pioneer of Khari Boli poetry [a part of the seriesIndian Personalities Series‘] :

राष्ट्रकवि मैथिलीशरण गुप्तIssued 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 IndiaMaithili Sharan GuptaJainarain 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

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