Postal Stamp Image : UTKAL GOURAB MADHUSUDAN DAS 0715 Indian Post
Stamp Issue Date : 03/07/1974
Postage Stamp Dinomination : 0.25
Postal Stamp Serial Number : 0715
Stamp Information : Madhusudan Das, popularly known as Utkal Gourab, stands out as a distinguished nationalist leader who contributed his share to India's independence. MAdhusudan Das was born on April 28. 1848 in Satyabhamapur village in Cuttak district in Orissa. Against odds, he worked his way to higher education and passed M.A. (English) and B.L. examinations from Calcutta University. He worked untiringly for the political, social and economical uplift of people of Eastern India, especially Orissa, and rendered commandable service to the nation as a lawyer, social reformer and patriot. To arouse the sense of patriotism in the hearts of millions, he contributed a number of articles and poems both of Oriya and English literature. He was also a powrful orator in Oriya, English and Bengali. He worked hard to rehabilate the Orissan artisans who were celebrated for their artistic skills. He gave of his earnings generously for the cause of higher education of poor students and contributed liberally to various political, social and cultural organisations. Madhusudan Das died on February 4, 1934. Mahatma Gandhi described him as a great Indian patriot who wore himself out in giving shape and reality to various nation-building schemes.
Philatelic Stamp Description : The stamp is vertical and depicts the portrait of the personality.
Stamp Currency : P
Stamp Language : English
Stamp Overall Size : 3.91 X 2.90 cms
Postal Stamp Print Size : 3.56 x 2.5 cms.
Number of Stamps Per Sheet : 35
Stamp Perforations : 13 x 13
Postal Stamp Shape : Diagonal
Postage Stamp Paper : Unwatermarked adhesive stamp paper
Indian Stamp Process : Photogravure
Number of stamps printed : 30,00,000
Stamp Printed At : India Security Press
Indian Stamp's Color : Raw Sienna
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