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Stamp Issue Date : 22/06/2002
Postage Stamp Dinomination : 4.00
Postal Stamp Serial Number : 2073
Postal Stamp Name : BRAJLAL BIYANI
Stamp Information : Brijlal Biyani (1896-1968) was a multifaceted leader from the Vidarbha region who made a mark as a freedom fighter, creative writer and journalist. Hailing from the Akola district of Maharashtra he studied at the Morris College in Nagpur for graduation. He came under the influence of Mahatma Gandhi when the famous Nagpur for graduation. He came under the influence of Mahtma Gandhi when the famous Nagpur Conference of the Congress was held and joined the Non-Cooperation Movement in 1920. Thereafter he immersed himself in freedom struggle and took up regional leadership in the movements of 1930, 1932, 1940 and 1942. His inspiring participation in the Dahihanda Salt Satyagraha, Jungle Satyagraha and the struggle against Nizam was noteworthy. He was jailed on four occasions. After Independance he was called upon to serve as the Finance Minister of Madhya Pradesh and later, in 1957 elected Legislative Assembly of Bombay.
Philatelic Stamp Description : Text based on input from Kamal Kishore Biyani. Stamp and FDC designed by Suresh Kumar. Cancellation by Alka Sharma.
Stamp Currency : R
Stamp Type : COMMEMORATIVE
Stamp Language : English
Stamp Overall Size : 2.90 X 3.91 cms
Postal Stamp Print Size : 2.90 x 3.9 cms.
Number of Stamps Per Sheet : 40
Stamp Perforations : 13.5x13.5
Postal Stamp Shape : Vertical
Postage Stamp Paper : Matt Chromo
Indian Stamp Process : Photo Offset
Number of stamps printed : 0.4 million
Stamp Printed At : Calcutta Security Printers Ltd
Indian Stamp's Color : Multicolour
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