Pandit Kulchandra Gautam

A commemorative postage stamp on Acharya Kul Chandra Gautama (part of series : Poet Series 1992) :

High Priest of Maharaja Juddha Shumsher Jung Bahadur Rana of NepalIssued by Nepal

Issued on Dec 31, 1992

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

Design : The present postage stamp brought out today depicts a portrait of the Pandit.

Designer : Mohan N. S. Rana

Type : Stamp, Postal Used

Denomination : Re. 1

Colour : 4 Colours

Size : 28 x 40 mm

Format : Vertical

Paper : Stamp Paper

Quantity : 1,000,000 (One Million)

Sheet : 50 Stamps per sheet

Process : Offset Lithography

Printer : Helio Courvoisier S.A., Switzerland

Name : Siddhidas Mahaju

Born on Oct 15, 1867 at Kel Tol, Kathmandu, Nepal

Died on Dec 29, 1929 at Kathmandu, Nepal

About : 

  • Pandit Kulchandra Gautam, a great Sanskrit scholar was born at Jeevanpur Village in Dhading District in 1932 V.S. He died on the bank of the Ganga in Kashi in 2015 V.S. He was a renowned litterateur of Sanskrit and Nepali. Rhetorical flourish, sweetness of expression and maturity of thought distinctively characterize his writings. He was awarded Vidvatshiromani (Crest Jewel among the Learned) in 2008 V.S.

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