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14 October 2012

1964, Children’s Day Indian First Day Cover India 15nP

1964, Children’s Day Indian First Day Cover India 

FDC Children’s Day Indian First Day Cover 15 nP 1964


          Text:  Children’s Day First Day Cover 15 nP 14-11-1964 India Posts and Telegraph
               Condition                          : Ø = MNH
Stamp Issue Date:14/11/1964
Postage Stamp Denomination:0.15
Postal Stamp Serial Number:0492
Postal Stamp Name:JAWAHARLAL NEHRU (MEDALLION)
Philatelic  Stamp Description : Designed and Printed by the Directorate of      Advertising & Visual Publicity, Ministry of I. & B.,    Govt. of India, New Delhi for the Indian Posts and   Telegraphs Department and Printed at Delhi Printers, 21 Darayaganj, Delhi-6.
Stamp Currency:P
Stamp Type:COMMEMORATIVE
Stamp Language:English
Stamp Overall Size:3.3 x 2.90
Postal Stamp Print Size:2.99 x 2.5 cms.
Number of Stamps Per Sheet:42
Stamp Perforations:13 x 14
Postal Stamp Shape:Vertical
Postage Stamp Paper:Unwatermarked paper
Indian Stamp Process:Photogravure.
Number of stamps printed:1.5 million
Stamp Printed At:India Security Press
Indian Stamp's Color:Grey
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THIS ISSUE CELEBRATING THE 8TH NATIONAL CHILDREN’S DAY MARKS THE 75TH BIRTH ANNIVERSARY OF JAWAHARLAL NEHRU. THE STAMP FEATURES THE OBVERSE OF THE NERHU COMMEMORATIVE COIN ISSUED ON THE SAME DAY.



Stamp Information:Children's day commemoration stamp November 14, 1964. The Indian Posts and Telegraphs Department has, since the year 1957, been bringing out special stamps to mark the observance of Children's Day each year on the 14th November. Various themes connected with the care and we;;-being of children have been depicted on them. Children's Day has acquired a special significance for us in this country as it falls on the 14th November, which also happens to be the birth anniversary of our late Prime Minister Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru who is unfortunately no longer with us. Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru's love for children and solicitude for their welfare are too well known. The tiny tots always had a special corner in Panditji's heart and he was never happier than when in the company of children. During his lifetime, child welfare made great strides in this country. It is no wonder that children all over India knew Pandit Nehru mot as the Prime Minister but as the benevolent uncle- "Chacha Nehru". "Chacha Nehru" is no longer with us but his memory will live forever not only with the children of this country but also with everyone else. Appropriately enough, the special stamp issued this year commemorates not only Children's Day but also the seventy-fifth birth anniversary of the late Prime Minister. The design of the stamp has been adapted from the commemorative coin of the denomination of one rupee, which is separately to be issued on the 14th November 1964. The stamp bears the inscription 'Chacha Nehru' (uncle Nehru) at the top and 'Bal Din' (Children's Day) at the bottom.



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