Ravishankar Maharaj

A commemorative postage stamp on ‘Muksevak’ Borinvala Maharajan Indian freedom fighter, social worker and Gandhian from Gujarat :

रविशंकर महाराज (રવિશંકર વ્યાસ)Issued by India

Issued on Dec 24, 1985

Type : Stamp, Mint Condition

Colour : Multi colour

Denomination : 50 Paise

Printed at : India Security Press

Name : Ravi Shankar Vyas

Born on Feb 25, 1884 at Radhu, Kheda district, Gujarat, India

Died on Jul 1, 1984

About : 

  • Ravishankar Maharaj, a humble servant of the people was born in Radhu Village of Kaira Distt. on Feb. 25, 1884, on Mahashivaratri Day.
  • Ravishankar Maharaj dropped out of school after the sixth standard and thereafter came under the influence of Mahatma Gandhi. His association with Mahatma Gandhi brought a drastic change in his vision of life. He actively participated in all the movements launched by Gandhiji and played a leading role in carrying out his constructive work. In 1920, he established Rashtriya Shala in Sunav for imparting national education to the youths.

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