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