Subramania Bharati

A commemorative postage stamp on the death anniversary of Mahakavi Chinnaswami Subramania Bharathiyar, pioneer of modern Tamil poetry and one of the greatest Tamil literary figures of all time :

சி. சுப்பிரமணிய பாரதிIssued by India

Issued on Sep 11, 1960

Type : Stamp, Postal Used

Colour : Dark blue

Denomination : 15 naye paise

Size : 3.34 x 2.88 Cms.

Perforation : 13½ x 14

Watermark : All-over multiple ‘Lion Capital of Asoka

Number Printed : 11 Million

Set : 42 stamps per issue sheet

Printing Process : Photogravure

Name : Subramanian

Born on Dec 11, 1882 at Ettayapuram, Tirunelveli district, Madras Presidency, British India [now in Thoothukudi district, Tamil Nadu]

Died on Sep 11, 1921 at Madras, Madras Presidency, British India [now in Tamil Nadu]

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