Shri Taluku Ramaswamy Subbarao (1920-1984) popularly known as Ta Ra Su was born on 21 Apr 1920 in Malebennur in Davangere District Karnataka .He was a renowned journalist ,scholar and author whose novels were also made into films.
A Special cover was released in his memory on 20 Jan 2017 at Davangere.
Charles John Huffan Dickens ( 1912 -1970) or Charles Dickens was an English Writer and social critic. He is regarded as the greatest Novelist of Victorian Era and created World’s Best known Fictional characters. The Characters he created were from his personal while growing up and working in England.
His most famous works include Pickwick Papers, Oliver Twist , Nicholas Nickleby, David Copperfield,Great Expectations, A Tale of Two Cities ,Old Curiosity Shop.
Dubai issued a set of Four stamps on 23 July 1970 to mark his 100th Death Anniversary.
60 Dirhams – Charles Dickens ,
1 Riyal – Signature,Quill Pen and Lamp,
1.25 Riyal – Dickens and “The Old Curiosity Shop”,
India Post released a miniature sheet on 15 Aug 2018 0n the theme Holiday Destinations in India . The two stamps feature Udaipur Palace – Fort (Rajasthan) and Stone Chariot ,Virupaksha Temple -Hampi Karnataka.
Chindodi Leela (1937-2010) was born in 1937 at Devangere. She was a renowned stage and Kannada film actress and author.She had over 10,000 stage performances and was awarded Padmashree. She belonged to and managed KBR drama Company founded in 1928 by her Father. She even headed the Karnataka Nataka Academy.
Anna Sewell an English author was born at Great Yarmouth Norfolk England on 30 Mar 1820. She wrote “Black Beauty” a book about animal welfare, kindness,sympathy and respect. It was one of the best sellers.
The Cover shows Anna Sewell house at her birthplace. The cancellation is on “Black Beauty”.