Indians in First World War – Maharaja Ganga Singh -Miniature Sheets India 2019.
India issued a set of Stamps on 20 Aug 2019 to Honour Indians in the First World War. A Miniature sheet containing one stamps of Rs 25 was issued featuring Maharaja Ganga Singh who was Indian signatory to the Treaty of Versailles on 28 Jun 1919.
India issued a set of 12 stamps of Rs Five each on 12 Master Healers of Ayush. It was issued on 30 Aug 2019.
The Ministry of Ayush in India aims at developing, educating and researching in the field of Alternative medicine. AYUSH means
A- Ayurveda Y – Yoga and Naturopathy U – Unani S – Siddha H – Homeopathy.
The 12 eminent scholars, practitioners and great master healers featured on stamps are Dinshaw Mehta, Bhaskar Viswanath Gokhale, Brihaspati Dev Triguna, Swami Kuvalayananda, Maharishi Mahesh Yogi, Shastri Shankar Daji Pade, K G Saxena, T V Sambasivam Pillai, Mohammed Abdul Aziz Lakhnawi,K Raghavan Thirumulpad,Yadav ji Trikam ji Acharya, Mohammad Kabiruddin.
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.