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 Upanayan of Crown Prince Dipendra
March 28, 1988

Upanayan of Crown Prince Dipendra

A commemorative postage stamp on the Shubha Upanayana of Dipendra Bir Bikram Shah :

Dipendra of Nepal (दीपेन्द्र वीर विक्रम शाह) : UpanayanaIssued by Nepal

Issued on Mar 28, 1988

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

Designer : K. Karmacharya

Type : Stamp, Postal Used

Denomination : 1 Rupee

Colour : 6 Colours

Size : 30 mm x 40 mm

Format : Vertical

Paper : Special Stamp paper

Quantity : 3,000,000 (Three millions)

Sheet : 50

Process : Offset

Printer : Austrian State Printing Office, Vienna, Austria

Name : Dipendra Bir Bikram Shah

Born on Jun 27, 1971 at Narayanhity Palace, Kathmandu, Nepal

Died on Jun 4, 2001 at Kathmandu, Nepal

About : 

  • His Royal Highness Crown Prince Dipendra Bir Bikram Shah Dev was born on June 27, 1971. The stamp bears the portrait of HRH Crown Prince and Kalash, symbolizing the auspicious occasion. The present postage stamp has been brought out to commemorate the auspicious Upanayana (sacred thread giving) ceremony of HRH Crown Prince.
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