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 Pundit Udayananda Arjyal
December 30, 2007

Pundit Udayananda Arjyal

A commemorative postage stamp on Udaya Nanda Arjyal, a Nepali poet wrote many poetries praising King Prithvi Narayan Shah [a part of the Personality Series 2007] :

Pandit Udaya Nanda Aryal : उदयानन्द अर्ज्यालIssued by Nepal

Issued on Dec 30, 2007

Issued for : Honouring his contribution to the nation, Postal Services Department has issued this commemorative stamp depicting his portrait.

Issued by :
Nepal Philatelic Bureau
Sundhara, Kathmandu, Nepal

Designer : Mohan N. Rana

Type : Stamp, Postal Used

Denomination : Rs. 5

Color : Four Colors with Phosphor print

Size : 40 x 30 mm

Format : Horizontal

Paper : High Quality Stamp Paper

Quantity : 1 Million

Sheet Composition : 20 Stamps Per Sheet

Process : Offset Lithography

PrinterCartor Security Printing, France

Name : Udayananda Aryal

Born on 1755 at Saptari district, Nepal

Died on 

About : 

  • Pundit Udayananda Arjyal was born in Saptari district of Nepal in 1812 B.S. His father, Bisheswor was a teacher (guru) of King Bikram, who was the Sen Monarch of Chaudandi. Pt. Udayananda Arjyal used to write in different languages such as Sanskrit, Nepali, Maithili, Farsi, Urdu and Bhojpuri. He composed famous epic of Prithvindrodaya, which depicted the then social, economic and cultural aspects of Nepal. The other writings of Udayananda include the books like Someshwor Vijaybarnan, Navaratna Stotra, Duswopnaharan, Betal Pacchchisi etc. He was also a noted land surveyor. His contributions to border security, customs management, personal administration, justice and management of arms and ammunitions are notable.
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