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 Zafar Ali Khan

Zafar Ali Khan

A commemorative postage stamp on the Pioneers of Freedom (Series) – Maulana Zafar Ali Khan, a poet, journalist and leader of Pakistan Movement :

Ahmadiyya Movement : Father of Urdu JournalismIssued by Pakistan

Issued on Aug 14, 1991

Artist : Professor Saeed Akhtar (National College of Arts, Lahore)

Type : Stamp, Postal Used

Denomination : Re. 1/-

Colour : Green and brown

Size of stamp : 50.8 x 35 mm

Size of print : 47 x 31 mm

Perforation : 13

Paper : 102 gsm dual purpose coated PVA gum

Quantity : One million

Number of stamps : 9 stamps on different luminaries of the Pakistan Movement

Process of printing : Litho Offset

Printers : Pakistan Security Printing Corporation

Name : Zafar Ali Khan

Born on 1873 at Sialkot, Punjab, British India [now in Pakistan]

Died on Nov 27, 1956 at Wazirabad, Gujranwala district, Punjab, Pakistan

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February 14, 2024 10:02 pm

[…] to Aligarh for higher studies. In Aligarh, he was exposed to the daily ‘Zamindar’ edited by Maulana Zaffar Ali Khan and the Urdu weekly ‘Al Hilal’ edited by Maulana Abul Kalam Azad. The seeds of nationalism and […]

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