Stamps on ” The Samaja” Oriya Newspaper -India 2019.

Stamps on “The Samaja” Oriya Newspaper -India 2019.

“The Samaja” is an Oriya Language newspaper founded in 1919 by a Nationalist and a Freedom Fighter Utkalamani Pandit Gopabandhu Das. It has now a readership of almost 16 Lakhs (1.6 Million) and daily Circulation of 350,000. It is published from eight cities across three states in India (Odisha, Andhra Pradesh & West Bengal).

Some of the prominent personalities who have contributed to its growth and have been associated with it are Lal Bahadur Shastri, Lala Lajpat Rai, Sri Krishna Kant, Balwant Rai Mehta, Purshottam Das Tandon. The “Samaja” is owned and managed by “Servants of People Society” founded by Lala Lajpat Rai.

India Post issued a commemorative stamp of Rs 5 to celebrate Centenary year of  “The Samaja”. The stamp has Braille writing. It was issued on 06 Oct 2019.

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Miniature Sheet on 150th Birth Anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi – India 2019.

Miniature Sheet on 150th Birth Anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi – India 2019.

India issued a miniature sheet with six se-tenant stamps of Rs 25 each to commemorate the 150th Birth Anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi on 02 Oct 2019. The stamps are printed with decorative margins.

Rs 25 – Gandhi as a Child    Rs 25 – Gandhi as a student and attorney

Rs 25 – Gandhi with Wife    Rs 25 – Gandhi with Spinning Wheel   Rs 25 – Gandhi later Years        Rs 25 – The Three monkeys “Speak no evil, See no evil, hear no evil” and Einstein, Mandela.

INDIA MS 2019-GANDHI
INDIA MS 2019-150th BIRTH ANNIVERSARY MAHATMA GANDHI.

Stamps on Claus Stauffenberg and Helmut Moltke  – Germany – 2007.

Stamps on Claus Stauffenberg and Helmut Moltke  – Germany – 2007.

Germany has issued a 55c  stamp on 100th Birth Anniversary of Claus Schenk Graf von Stauffenberg and Helmuth James Graf von Moltke.

Schenk Graf von Stauffenberg (1907-1944) – He was a German Army officer who took part in the attack on Poland, invasion of Soviet Union and Tunisia during World War II. He was executed on 21 Jul 1944 after the failed plot of 20 Jul 1944 to overthrow Hitler.

Helmuth James Graf von Moltke (1907-1945) – German jurist and a founding member of  Kreisau Circle opposition Group. He opposed human rights violations in German-occupied territories during WorldWar II and Hitler. He was arrested in 1944 and executed on 23 Jan 1945 in Berlin.

First Day Covers cancelled at Berlin is listed.

GERMANY PERSONALITIES
GERMANY 2007 – STAUFFENBERG AND MOLTKE .

Miniature Sheet on Jallianwala Bagh Massacre -India -2019

Miniature Sheet on Jallianwala Bagh Massacre -India -2019

India issued a miniature sheet with two stamps on the theme 100 Years of Jallianwala Bagh Massacre on 13 April 2019. 13 April is celebrated as Baisakhi -the harvest festival and establishment of Khalsa Pant by Guru Gobind Singh. On 13 Apr 1919 thousands of people had peacefully gathered to celebrate these festivals in Jallianwala Bagh -an open park-in Amritsar when Dyer moved with non-British Soldiers and without warning opened fire on unarmed, innocent Men. Women and Children from all sections and religions of Society. He had blocked the only exit. Dyer was responsible for the massacre of thousands of Indians. This massacre was avenged by Sardar Udham Singh when he killed Dyer in London on 13 Mar 1940. A memorial and a Museum are now a testimony to this massacre.

Stamps Printed -500,000     Miniature Sheets -110,000.  Printed at SPP Hyderabad.

INDIA MS 19 JALLIANWALA BAGH
INDIA MS 2019- 100 YEARS OF JALLIANWALA BAGH MASSACRE.

Miniature Sheet on Ahimsa Parmo Dharma -India -2019

Miniature Sheet on Ahimsa Parmo Dharma -India -2019

India issued a miniature sheet with two stamps on the theme Ahimsa Parmo Dharma -Non-Violence The Highest Duty. It was issued on 17 Jun 2019.

India celebrates 150th Birth Anniversary of its Father of Nation in  Mahatma Gandhi in 2019. The Philosophy of Ahimsa or NON -Violence was advocated and practised by Gandhiji during the freedom struggle. The stamps were issued on 17 Jun 2019 to coincide with the establishment of Sabarmati Ashram in Gujarat on 17 Jun 1917 and Gandhiji’s Birth Anniversary.

INDIA MS 19 AHIMSA
INDIA MS 2019- AHIMSA PARMO DHARMA-GANDHI BIRTH ANNIVERSARY
INDIA AHIMSA BROCHURE
INDIA 2019- AHIMSA PARMO DHARMA BROCHURE

 

Stamps on Abolition of Slavery  -Suriname – 1988.

Stamps on Abolition of Slavery  -Suriname  – 1988.

Suriname issued a set of three stamps on 125th Anniversary of Abolition of Slavery on   29 Jun 1988.

50 c – Abaisa Monument      110 c- Kwakoe Monument    120c – House of Anton De Kom.

SURINAM SLAVERY
SURINAME 1988- ABOLITION OF SLAVERY

Stamps on Racial Equality Year  – Qatar 1971.

Stamps on Racial Equality Year  – Qatar 1971.

Qatar issued stamps on Racial Equality Year on 12 Oct 1971.

1 Dirham – Combat Racism           2  Dirhams- Combat Racism

QATAR ANTI RACISM
QATAR 1971- RACIAL EQUALITY YEAR