Stamps on Kazi Nazrul Islam – Pakistan 1968

Stamps on Kazi Nazrul Islam – Pakistan ,Bangladesh & India

Kazi Nazrul Islam (25 May 1899-29 Aug 1976) was a revolutionary Poet of Bengal .He was born in Churulia in Bengal (India).He composed nearly 3000 songs. He Shot to fame through All India Radio Calcutta . He was awarded Padma Bhusan by Government of India . After formation Bangladesh he moved to Bangladesh in 1972 and breathed his last in 1976. He was National Poet of Bangladesh and conferred the award of “Ekusey Padak” by Government of Bangladesh.

Pakistan honoured him by issuing a set of two stamps during his lifetime on his 69th Birth Anniversary on 25 Jun 1968.

PAKISTAN FDC KAZI NAZRUL ISLAM
PAKISTAN FDC -KAZI NAZRUL ISLAM-1968

PAKISTAN STAMPS KAZI NAZRUL ISLAM

PAKISTAN STAMPS on KAZI NAZRUL ISLAM -1968

Bangladesh issued a set of two stamps on his first Death Anniversary on 29 Aug 1977.

KAZI ISLAM BANGLADESH
STAMPS ON KAZI NAZRUL ISLAM – BANGLADESH 1977-IST DEATH ANNIVERSARY

 

Bangladesh issued a stamp on his Birth Centenary on 31 Dec 1998.

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STAMP ON BIRTH CENTENARY OF KAZI NAZRUL ISLAM -BANGLADESH 1998

India issued a stamp on his Birth centenary on 14 Sep 1999.

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STAMP ON KAZI NAZRUL ISALM – INDIA 1999- BIRTH CENTENARY

 

Stamps on Muhammad Luthfullah Khan-Pakistan 2012

Stamps on Muhammad Luthfullah Khan-Pakistan 2012

Muhammad Luthfullah Khan (1916-2012) was an Author ,collector, archivist and hobbyist from Pakistan. He is best known for his voice recordings of Politicians,artists,poets,writers and eminent Personalities of Pakistan and South Asia.

He was born in Chennai (then Madras) in 1916 and had his basic education in Chennai. He worked for Indian Broadcasting Service and did a radio concert in Madras & played carnatic music in 1935. He migrated to Pakistan in 1947 and settled in Karachi. He started his advertising agency in 1951 and bought Sound Mirror audio tape recorder and thus began his unique collection of voice recordings.

A stamp was issued on 25 Nov 2012 to honour him. A FDC is listed.

FDC PAKISTAN PERSONALITY
FDC PAKISTAN 2012 – MUHAMMAD LUTHFULLAH KHAN

Stamps on National College of Arts Lahore- 125th Anniversary -2000

Stamps on National College of Arts Lahore- 125th Anniversary -2000

National College of Arts Lahore was originally founded in 1875 as Mayo School Of Industrial Arts. In 1958 it was renamed as National College of Arts. It is the Oldest art school in Pakistan & second oldest art school in South Asia .

Bhagat Singh and Sukhdev Thapar – Indian Freedom Fighters- were Alumni of this College.

Pakistan issued a stamp on 28 Oct 2000 to mark 125 Years of Excellence of National College of Arts Lahore.

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FDC PAKISTAN 2000 – NATIONAL COLLEGE OF ARTS LAHORE

Aitchison College Lahore – Stamps of Pakistan 2012

Aitchison College Lahore – Stamps of Pakistan 2012

The Wards School at Ambala (India) was established in 1868 for education of  Children in Punjab. This was the basis of efforts by the then Governor of Punjab Sir Charles Umpherston Aitchison to expand Government Wards School into Chiefs’ College.

The initial design of College building was conceived by Bhai Ram Singh Vice Principal of Mayo College of Arts & Colonel Sir Samuel Jacob Executive Engineer at Jeypore (Jaipur).Chiefs’ college started classes for 12 Boys initially at Abbot Road while main building construction was still on.

The College was formally inaugurated as Chiefs’ College on 03 Nov 1886 by Viceroy,Earl of Dufferin and Ava . On 13 Nov 1886 it was renamed as Aitchison College after The Governor of Punjab  Sir Charles Umpherston Aitchison. The old building of Aitchison college was designed by Bhai Ram Singh (a leading Architect) and built by Sir Ganga Ram (Leading builder of that time).

Aitchison College today is an independent ,semi private boys school for grade 1-13 and located at Lahore. The school curriculum culminates in International General Certificate.Almost 90% boys move on to study overseas in World’s Top Universities. It is the only Cambridge Examination Centre situated in a school. Aitchison is a member of G20 Schools of the World.

Pakistan issued a stamp on 03 Mar 2012 to celebrate 125th Anniversary of Aitchison College Lahore. A FDC is listed.

FDC PAKISTAN  AITCHISON COLLEGE LAHORE
FDC PAKISTAN AITCHISON COLLEGE LAHORE 2012

First Day Covers India 2018 – India -South Africa Joint Issue

First Day Covers India 2018 – India -South Africa Joint Issue

India Post issued Miniature sheet and a set of two  postage stamps in the denomination of rupees 25 & five  on 26 Jul 2018 on 20 Years of Strategic Partnership between India & South Africa. The stamps feature Deendayal Upadhyaya (2500) & Oliver Tambo (500p)

A FDC with miniature sheet is listed.

FDC INDIA 2018 INDIA SA JOINT ISSUE
FDC INDIA 2018 INDIA SA JOINT ISSUE

Stamps on Indian Leaders by Hungary

Stamps on Indian Leaders by Hungary

Hungary has issued the following stamps on Indian Leaders.

24 Feb 1966 – Death Of  Sh Lal Bhadur Shastri (1904-1966) – India’s Second Prime Minister

01 Oct 1969 – 100th Birth Anniversary Mahatma Gandhi (1869-1948) – Father of Nation.

14 Nov 1989 – 100th Birth Anniversary Sh Jawahar Lal Nehru (1889-1964)- First Prime Minister of India.

A Cover posted from Hungary with all three stamps is listed. A Unique cover on India Theme .

STAMPS HUNGARY GANDHI SHASTRI
STAMPS OF HUNGARY ON SH LAL BAHADUR SHASTRI AND MAHATMA GANDHI .

 

STAMPS HUNGARY NEHRU
STAMPS of HUNGARY ON NEHRU -1989.

First European to reach India by Sea- Stamps on Vasco Da Gama- Maldives 2015

First European to reach India by Sea- Stamps on Vasco Da Gama- Maldives 2015

Vasco Da Gama (1460-1524) became  the first European to reach India by  when he arrived in Calicut in 1498. Maldives commemorated this event by issuing a stamp and Miniature sheet on 01 Jul 2015.

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MINIATURE SHEET MALDIVES 2015 0N VASCO DA GAMA