World Stamp Catalogue/India

STAMPS OF INDIA
DOMINION OF INDIA
Independence First Issue - Commemorative 1947
1947 - Commemorative

Independence
Issued 21 Dec 1947
National Flag - Orange-red,blue,green - 3 1/2a

Issued 15 Dec 1947
Ashokan Capital - Grey-green - 1 1/2a
Douglas DC-4 -Ultramarine - 12a

1948 - Commemorative

Inauguration of India - U.K. Air Service.
Issued 29 May 1948
Lockheed Constellation - Black & Ultramarine - 12a

First Anniv. of Independence.
Mahatma Gandhi mourning issue
Issued 15 Aug. 1948 Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi (Father of Nation)
Mahatma Gandhi - Brown - 1 1/2a
Mahatma Gandhi - Violet - 3 1/2a
Mahatma Gandhi - Grey-green - 12a
Mahatma Gandhi - Purple-brown & Lake - 10r

1949 - Definitive

1ST SERIES - DEFINITIVE Definitive (Regular Series) Stamps Of Post Independence Period. 15th AUG 1949 – 2nd Anniversary of Independence – Archaeological and Historical Monuments.
1949-1954
Issued 15 Aug. 1949
Elephant Head Motiff (Ajanta Caves) - Slate Violet - 3p
Powerful Horse (Sun Temple, Konark) - ?? - 6p
Trimurti (Elephanta Caves) - Yellow green - 9p
Bodhisattva (Die – I) - Turquoise - 1a
Bodhisattva (Die – II) - Turquoise - 1a (Lucknow Museum) -Issued 15 Jul 1950
Nataraja (Thiruvelangadu)- Carmine - 2a -Issued 30 Apr 1951
Mahabodhi Temple (Bodh Gaya) - Lake - 2 1/2a -Issued 30 Apr 1951
East Gate Of Sanchi Stupa - Brown orange - 3a
Mahabodhi Temple (Bodh Gaya) - Bright blue - 3 1/2a
Lingaraj Temple (Bhuvanesvara) - Lake - 4a
Lingaraj Temple (Bhuvanesvara) - Bright blue - 4a
Tomb Of Md. Adil Shah (Gol Gumbad, Bijapur) - Violet - 6a
Kandarya Mahadev Temple (Khajuraho) - Turqouise green - 8a
Golden Temple (Amritsar) -Dull blue - 12a
Victory Tower (Chittorgarh) - Dull violet & green - 1r
Red Fort (Delhi) - Claret & violet - 2r
Taj Mahal (Agra) - Blue green & red brown - 5r
Qutub Minar (Delhi) - Purple brown & deep blue - 10r
Qutub Minar (Delhi) - Purple brown & blue - 10r
Satrunjaya Temple (Palitana, Gujarat) - Brown & claret - 15r

1949 - Commemorative
75th Anniv. of formation of Universal Postal Union (U.P.U.)

Issued on 10 Oct. 1949
UPU - Green - 9p
UPU - Rose - 2a
UPU - Bright blue - 3 1/2a
UPU - Brown-purple - 12a

1950 - Commemorative

Inauguration of Republic of India
Issue 26 Jan 1950
Rejoicing crowds - Scarlet -2a
Quill, Ink-well & Verse - Ultramarine - 3 1/2a
Ear of corn & Plough - Violet - 4a
Spinning-wheel & Cloth - Maroon - 12a

1650 - Definitive
Bodhisattva (Die – II) - Turquoise - 1a (Lucknow Museum) -Issued 15 Jul 1950

1951 - Commemorative

Cent. of Geological Survey of India.
Issued 13 Jan 1951
Extinct Stegodon Ganesa - Black & Claret - 2a

First Asian Games, New Delhi
Issued 4 Mar 1951
Torch of Asian Games - Reddish-Purple & brown-orange - 2a
Torch of Asian Games - Chocolate & light blue - 12a

1951 - Definitive
Nataraja (Thiruvelangadu)- Carmine - 2a -Issued 30 Apr 1951
Mahabodhi Temple (Bodh Gaya) - Lake - 2 1/2a -Issued 30 Apr 1951

1952 - Commemorative

Indian Saints and Poets
Issued 1 Oct. 1952
Kabir - Bright-Emerald-green - 9p
Tulsidas - Carmine - 1a
Meera Bai - Orange-red - 2a
Surdas - Bright blue - 4a
Ghalib - Bright mauve - 4 1/2a
Rabindranath - Brown - 12a

1953 - Commemorative

Railway Centenary
Issued 16 April 1953
Railway Centenary - Black - 2a

Conquest of Mount Everest
Issued 2 Oct. 1953
Mount Everest - Bright Violet - 2a
Mount Everest - Brown - 14a

Centenary of Indian Telegraph
Issued 1 Nov. 1953
Telegraph Poles of 1851-1951 - Blue-green - 2a
Telegraph Poles of 1851-1951 - Blue - 12a

1954 - Commemorative

Postage Stamp Centenary
Issued 1 Oct. 1954
Mail Transport 1854 - Reddish purple - 1a
Airmail & Pigeon Post - Cerise - 2a
Mail Transport 1854 - Orange-brown - 4a
Airmail & Pigeon Post - Blue - 14a

United Nations Day
Issued 24 Oct. 1954
U. N. Emblem & Lotus - Turquoise-green - 2a

Forth World Forestry Congress
Issued 11 Dec. 1954
Forest Research Institute - Ultramarine - 2a

1955- Definitive

2nd SERIES - DEFINITIVE - 5th Anniv. of Republic. Five Year Plan.
Agriculture and Multipurpose Projects

Issued 26 Jan 1955
Tractor - Bright purple - 3p
Water Lifting by Persian Wheel -Orange brown - 9p
Tilaiya dam (D.V.C.) - Blue green - 1a
Bullocks & Plough - Rose Carmine - 4a

Cottage Idustries
Lady at Charkha - Light Blue - 2a
Naga Woman at a Handloom - Pale blue green - 3a

Health
Malaria Control Measures - Yellow brown - 6a

Rare Earth
Rare Earth Factory(Alwaye, Kerala) - Cerise - 2r

Industries
Power-loom - Violet - 6p
Chitranjan Loco. Works - Blue - 8a
Hindustan Aircraft Factory(Bangalore) - Bright blue - 12a
Indian Telephone Industries(Bangalore) -Deep dull green - 1r
Fertilizer Factory(Sindri,Bihar) - Brown - 5r
Iron & Steel Plant(Rourkela) - Orange -- 10r

Transport & Communication
Marine Drive, Bombay(West) - Turquoise green - 10a
A Valley in Kashmir(North) - Bright green - 14a
Cape Comorin(South) - Grey -1r2a
Kanchanjunga (East) - Reddish purple -1r8a

1956 - Commemorative

24 May 1956. 2500th Buddha Jayanti.
Issued 24 May 1956
Bodhi Tree - Sepia - 2a
Round Parasol & Bodhi tree - Vermilion - 14a

Jul 1956 Birth centenary of Lokmanya Bal Gangadhar Tilak (Patriot & Journalist)
Issued Jul 1956
Tilak - Chestnut - 2a

1957 - Commemorative
Indian Mutiny Centenary
Issued Aug. 1957
Laxmi Bai (Rani of Jhansi)- Brown - 15 np
Banyan Sapling - Reddish Purple - 90 np

Internation Red Cross Conference -New Delhi
Issued 28 Oct 1957
Henri Dunant & Conference - Deep grey & carmine - 15 np

National Children's Day
Issued 14 Nov 1957
Nutrition - Reddish purple - 8 np
Education - Turquoise-green - 15 np
Recreation - Orange-brown - 90np

Centenary of Indian Universities
Issued 31 Dec 1957
Bombay University - Violet - 10 np
Calcutta University Senate Hall - Grey - 10 np
Madras University - Light brown - 10 np

1957- Definitive

3rd SERIES - DEFINITIVE - 1957 to 1960
1 Apr 1957. Map of India (Islands Andaman,Nicobar, & Lakshadweep not shown in map)
New decimal currency system Introduced in India. (100 naye paise = 1 ruppee)
Watermark Multi Star (sideways),single design and color,Imported paper.
Issued 1957
India Map - Blue green - 1 np -Issued 1 Apr 1957.
India Map - Light brown - 2 np -Issued 1 Apr 1957.
India Map - Deep brown - 3 np -Issued 1 Apr 1957.
India Map - Bright green - 5 np -Issued 1 Apr 1957.
India Map - Grey - 6 np -Issued 1 Apr 1957.
India Map - Deep dull green - 10 np -Issued 1 Apr 1957.
India Map - Bright Carmine red - 13 np -Issued 1 Apr 1957.
India Map - Violet - 15 np - Issued 16 May 1958.
India Ultramarine - 25 np -Issued 1 Apr 1957.
India Map - Orange - 50 np -
India Map - Reddish purple - 75 np -
India Map - Bright Purple - 90 np - Issued 16 May 1958.

1958 - Definitive
Issued 1958
India Map - Light blue green- 8 np - Issued 7 May 1958.
India Map - Violet - 15 np - Issued 16 May 1958.
India Map - Bright Purple - 90 np - Issued 16 May 1958.

1958 - Commemorative

Anniversary of first indigenous Steel Industry
Issued 1 Mar. 1958
View of TISCO plant & Jamsedji Tata(founder)- Orange-red - 15 np

Birth Centenary of Dr. Dhondo Keshav Karve
Issue 18 Apr 1958
Dr. D. K. Karve - Orange-brown - 15 np

Silver Jubilee Indian air Force.
Issued - 30 Apr 1958
Westland Wapiti Biplane and Hawker Hunter Plane - Blue - 15 np
Westland Wapiti Biplane and Hawker Hunter Plane - Ultramarine - 90 np

Birth Centenary of Bipin chandra Pal (Scholar & Patriot)
Issued 7 Nov 1958
Bipin Chandra Pal - Deep dull green - 15 np

National Children's Day
Issued 14 Nov 1958
Nurse Exercising Polio affected child - Violet - 15 np

Birth Centenary of Sir J. C. Bose (Botanist & Physicist)
Issued 30 Nov 1958
Jagadish Chandra Bose - Deep Turquoise green - 15 np

India - 1958 Exhibition, New Delhi
Issued 30 Dec 1958
Exhibition Gate - Reddish-purple - 15 np

1959 - Commemorative

Death Centenary Of Jejeebhoy (philanthropist)
Issued 15 Apr 1959
Sir Jamsedjee Jejeebhoy - Brown - 15 np
Anniversary of International Labor Organization(I.L.O.)
Issued 15 June 1959
the Triumph of Labor - Dull green - 15 np

National Children's Day
Issued 14 Nov 1959
Boys awaiting admission to school - Deep dull green - 15 np

First World Agriculture Fair, New Delhi
Issued 30 Dec1959
Farmer Ploughing with bullocks - Grey - 15 np

1960 - Commemorative

Thiruvalluvar
Issued 15 Feb 1960
Thiruvalluvar(Philosopher 2nd-1st. Century B.C>) - Reddish purple - 15 np

Kalidas (Poet and Dramatist)
Issued 22 jun 1960
Yaksha appealing to the clouds(from Meghduta) - Grey - 15 np
Shakuntala writing a letter to King Dushyanta(from Shakuntala) - Pale yellow brown - 1r3np

Subramania Bharati
Issued 11 Sep 196
S.Bharati(Poet) - Blue - 15np

Birth Centenary of Dr. M. Visvesvaraya(Engineer & Industrialist)
Issued 15 Sep 1960
Dr. M Visvesvaraya - Brown & bright carmine - 15np

National Children's Day
Issued 14 Nov 1960
Equal Importance of study & recreation - Deep dull green - 15np

UNICEF Day
Issued 11 Dec 1960
Children greeting U. N. Emblem - Orange-brown & olive-brown - 15np

1961 - Commemorative

Tyagraja
Issued 6 Jan 1961 Tyagaraja(Saint,teacher & musician) - Greenish-blue - 15np

Aniversary of First Official Airmail Flight,Allahabad to Naini.
Issued 18 Feb 1961
First Airial Post, cancellation(1911) - Olive-drab 5np
Air India Boeing 707 & Bi-plane - Deep green & grey - 15np
Henri Pecquet flying Bi-plane & First Aerial Post,Cancellation(1911) - Purplae & grey - 1r

Chhatrapati Shivaji
Issued 17 Apr 1961 Shivaji on Horse back(Maratha Ruler) - Brown & green -15np

Motilal Nehru Birth Centenary
Issued 6 May 1961
Motilal Nehru (National Leader) - Olive-brown & brown-orange - 15np

Rabindranath Tagore Birth Centenary
Issued 7 May 1961
Rabindranath Tagore - Yellow-orange & blue-green - 15np

Silver Jubilee of All India Radio
Issued 8 Jun 1961
All India Radio emblem & transmitting Aerials - Ulramarine - 15np

Birth Centenary of Acharya Prafulla Chandra Ray(Chemist & Reformer)
Issued 8 Aug 1961
P. C. Ray - Grey - 15np

Birth centenary of Vishnu Narayan bhakhande(Musician)
Issued 1 Sep 1961
V. N. Bhatkhande - Olive-brown - 15np

National Children's Day
Issued 14 Nov 1961
Vocational Training - Brown - 15np

Indian Industries Fair, New Delhi
Issued 14 Nov 1961
Fair emblem & Main Gate of Fair - Blue-carmine - 15np

Centenary of Scientific Forestry
Issued 21 Nov 1961
Forest view - Green-brown - 15np

Centenary of Archaeological Survey
Issued 14 Dec 1961
Yaksha (Pitalkhora Caves) - Orange-brown - 15np
Seal of Indus-Valley Civilization(Kalibangan) - Yellow-olive & light brown - 90np

Birth Centenary of Pt. Madan Mohan Malaviya(Patirot & Educationalist)
Issued 24 Dec 1961
M. M. Malaviya - Deep slate - 15np

1962 - Commemorative

Inauguration of Gauhati Oil Refinery
Issued 26 Jan 1962
Oil Refinery at Nunamati(Near Gauhati) - Blue - 15np

Birth Centenary of Madam Bhikaiji Cama(Revolutionary)
Issued 26 Jan 1962
Bhikaiji Cama - Reddish purple - 15np

Inauguration of Panchayati Raj in rural administration
Issued 26 Jan 1962
Panchayati at work & Parliament Building - Bright purple - 15np

Swami Dayanand Saraswati(Founder of Arya Samaj)
Issued 4 Mar 1962
D. Saraswati(Religous Preacher) - Orange-brown - 15np

Ganesh Shankar Vidyarthi
Issued 25 Mar 1962
G.S. Vidyarthi(Patriot 7 Journalist) - Red-brown - 15np

Malaria Eradication
Issued 7 Apr 1962
Malaria Eradication Emblem - Yellow & Claret - 15np

Retirement of President Dr. Rajendra Prasad
Issued 13 May 1962
Dr. Rajedra Prasad (1st. President of India) - Bright purple - 15np

Centenary of High Courts
Issued 1 jul 1962
Calcutta High Court - Dull green - 15np
Issued 6 Aug 1962
Madras High Court - Red-brown - 15np
Issued 14 Aug 1962
Bombay High Court - Slate - 15np

Birth Centenary of Ramabai Rande
Issued 15 Aug 1962
Smt. Ramabai Rande(Social Reformer) -Orange-brown - 15np

Wildlife Week
Issued 1 Oct 1962
India Rhinoceros - Red-brown & deep turquoise - 15np

National Children's Day
Issued 14 Nov 1962
Passing flag to youth - Orange-red & turquoise-green - 15np

International Congress of Ophthalmology, New Delhi
Issued 3 Dec 1962
Human Eye within lotus blossom - Deep olive-brown - 15np

Birth Anniversary of Srinivasa Ramamujan (Mathematician)
Issued 22 Dec 1962
Srinivasa Ramanujan - Deep olive-brown - 15np

1963 - Commemorative

Birth Centenary of Swami Vivekanand(Philosopher)
Issued 17 Jan 1963
Swami Vivekanand - Orange-brown & Yellow-olive - 15np

Provisonal Issue
Issued 2 Feb 1963
Shakuntala -Pale Yellow & brown -1r (1960-original 1r3np, Reduced to 1r)
Adjusted for the airmail rate increase

Freedom from Hunger
Issued 21 Mar 1963
Hungry Hand reaching to food -Grey blue - 15np

Red Cross Centenary
Issued 8 MAy 1963
Henry Dunant & Centenary Emblem - Red & Grey - 15np

Defence Campaign
Issued 15 aug 1963 Artilery & Army Helicopter - Grey-green - 15np
Sentry on duty & Parachute dropping of supplies - Re-brown -1r

Dr. Dadabhoy Naoroji
Issued 4 Sep 1963
Dadabhoy Naoroji(Scholar & Patriot) - Grey - 15np

Annie Besant
Issued 1 Oct 1963
Dr. Annie Besant(Theosophist) - Turquoise-green - 15np

Wild Life Preservation
Issued 7 Oct 1963
Bos gaurus, Gaur (wild Ox) - Black & yellow-orange -10np
Allurus fulguns, Himalayan Lesser Panda- Orange-brown & green -15np
Elephas maximus, Indian Elephant - Slate & yellow-ochre - 30np
Panthera tigris, Tiger - Orange & deep grey-green - 50np
Panthers leo persica, Indian Lion - Light brown 7 Blue - 1r

National Children's Day
Issued 14 Nov 1963
School Meals - Bistre-brown - 15np

Aniversary of Declaration of Human Rights
Issued 10 Dec 1963
Eleanor Roosevelt (Spinning on Charkha, During her visit to India) - Reddish purple - 15np

1964 - Commemoative

International Orientalist Conference,New Delhi
Issued 4 Jan 1964
Deepa Lakshmi(Bronze) - Deep Ultramarine - 15np

Pandit Gopabandhu Das (Poet & Musician)
Issued 4 Jan 1964
Gopabandhu Das - Deep dull purple - 15np

400th Death Anniversery of Purandaradasa(Poet & musician)
Issued 14 Jan 1964
Purandaradasa - Light brown - 15np

Birth Anniversary of Subhas Chadra Bose (Fredom Fighter)
Issued 23 Jan 1964
S. C. Bose & INA insignia - Yello-bistre - 15np
Bose leading Indian National Army - Black-orange & orange-red - 55np

Birth Anniversary of Sarojini Naidu
Issued 13 Feb 1964
Sarojini Naidu (Patriot & Poetest) - Deep grey-green & purple - 15np

20th Death Anniversary of Kaasturba Gandhi
Issued 22 Feb 1964
Kasturba Gandhi (Patriot) - Orange-brown -15np

Dr. Waldermar Mordecai Wolff Haffkine (Immunologist)
Issued 16 Mar 1964
Dr. W. M. Haffkine - Deep purple-brown,buff - 15np

Nehru Mourning Issue (National Leader & First Prime Minister of India)
Issued 12 Jun 1964
Jawaharlal Nehru - Slate - 15p
Value Expressed as Paisa instead Naye Paise, so p instead np

Birth Centenary of Asutosh Mookerjee(Lawyer & Educationalist)
Issued 29 Jun 1964
Sir Asutosh Mookerjee - Bistre-brown & yellow-olive - 15p

92th Birth Anniversary of Sri Aurobindo(Religious Philosopher & Teacher)
Issued 15 aug 1964
Sir Aurobindo - Dull purple - 15p

Raja Rammohun Roy (Social & Religious Reformer)
Issued 27 Sep 1964
Raja R. Roy - Brown - 15np --Value Expressed as Naye Paise

General Assembly of International Organisation for Standardisation, New Delhi
Issued 9 Nov 1964
I. S. O. Emblem & Globe - Carmine - 15p

National Children's Day & 75th Birth Anniversary of Jawaharlal Nehru
Issued 14 Nov 1964
Obverse of 1r coin of Jawaharlal Nehru - Slate - 15np

St. Thomas (Apostle)
Issued 2 Dec1964
St. Thomas (afterSilver bust, Ortona Cathedral, Italy) - Reddish purple - 15p

International Geological Congress,New Delhi
Issued 14 Dec 1964
Globe & Geological hammer - Blue-green -15p

1965 - Commemoative

Jamsetji Nusserwanji Tata
Issued 7 Jan 1965
J.Tata (Industrialist),Molten steel & Electricity Pylons- Dull purple & orange - 15p

Birth Centenary of Lala Lajpat Rai (Social Reformer & Freedom Fighter)
Issued 28 Jan 1965
Lala Lajpat Rai - Light brown - 15p

20th International Chamber of Commerce congress, New Delhi
Issued 8 Feb 1965
Globe & ICC emblem -Green & carmine - 15p

Indian Shipping
Issued 5 Apr 1965
Freighter 'Jalausha' & Visakhapatnam Port - Blue - 15p

Death Centenary of Abraham Lincoln
Issued 15 Apr 1965
Abraham Lincoln (Statesman & Humanitarian - Brown 7 yellow-ochre - 15p

Centenary of Internation Telecommunication Union
Issued 17 May 1965
I. T. U. Emblem & Symbols - Reddish purple -15p

First Anniversary of Nehru's Death
Issued 27 May 1965
Everlasting Flame & Rose - carmine &blue - 15p

International Co-operation Year
Issued 26 Jun 1965
I. C. Y. Emblem - Deep olive & yellow-brown - 15p

Indian Mt. Everest Expedition
Issued 15 Aug 1965
Climbers on summit - Deep Reddish purple - 15p

Pandit Govind Ballabh Pant
Issued 10 Sep 1965
G. B. Pant (Statesman) - Brown & Deep green - 15p

90th Birth Anniversary of Sardar Vallabhbhai
Issued 31 Oct 1965
V. Patel (Statesman - Brown - 15np

Deshbandhu Chittarajan Das (Lawyer & Patriot)
Issued 5 Nov 1965
C. Das - Yellow-brown - 15p

Vidyapati Thakur
Issued 17 Nov 1965
Vidyapati (Poet) -Yellow-brown - 15np

1966 - Commemorative

Pacific Area Travel Association Conference
Issued 24 Jan 1966
Mausoleum of Emperor Akbar (Sikandrabad,Near Agra) - Slate -15p

Valor of Indian Arm Forces in 1965 war
Issued 26 Jan 1966
Soldier Ajeet, (Gnat) and INS 'Maysore'-Violet -15p

Lal Bahadur Shastri Mourning Issue
Issued 26 Jan 1966
L. B. Shastri (Statesman & Prim Minister) - Black - 15p

Kambar
Issued 5 Apr 1966
Kambar (Poet)- Grey-green - 15p

Birth Anniversery of Dr. Binayak Rao Ambedkar (Lawyer & Social Reformer)
Issued 14 Apr 1966
B. R. Ambedkar - Purple-brown - 15p

Babu Kunwar Singh (Patriot)
Issued 23 Apr 1966
Kunwar Singh - Chestnut - 15p

Birth Centenary of Gopal Krisna Gokhale (Patriot)
Issued 9 May 1966
G. K. Gokhale - Brown-purple & pale Yellow - 15p

Acharya Mahavir Prasad Dvivedi (Critic & writer of Hindi prose & poetry)
Issued 15 May 1966
Acharya Dvivedi - Drab -15p

Maharaja Ranjit Singh (Founder & Architect of Secularism in India)
Issued 28 June 1966
Maharaja Ranjit Singh (Soldier & Statesman) -Purple - 15p

Dr. Homi Jehagir Bhabha (Scientist & Physicist)
Issued 4 Aug 1966
Homi Bhabha & Nuclear Reaactor,Trombay - Dull purple - 15p

Maulana Abul Kalam Azad (Scholar & Fredom Fighter)
Issued 111 Nov 1966
A. K. Azad- Chawkey blue - 15p

Death Anniversary of Swami Rama Tirtha (Social Reformer & Poet)
Issued 11 Novv 1966
Swami Rama Tritha - Turquoise-blue - 15p

National Childern's Day
Issued 14 Nov 1966
Infant & Dove Emblem - Bright-purple - 15p

Centenary of Allahabad High Court
Issued 25 Noiv 1966
Allahabad High court - Dull purple - 15p

Family Planning Week
Issued 12 Dec 1966
Indian Family - Brown -15p

India's Hockey Victory in 5th Asian Games,Bankok
Issued 31 Dec1966
Hockey Games - New Blue - 15p

1967 - Commemorative

First Death Anniversary of Lal Bahadur Shastri
Issued11 Jan 1967
Jai Kisan(Shastri's Inspired slogan) -Yellow-green -15p

4th Inidan General Election
Issued 13 Jan 1967
Voters & Polling booth - Red-brown -15p

300th Birth Anniversary (1666) of Guru Gobind Singh(10th Sikh Guru)
Issued 17 Jan 1967
Gurudwara Shrine, Patna - Bluish-violet -15p

International Tourist Year
Issued 19 March 1967
Taj Mahal - Bistre-brown & orange -15p

First Death Anniversary of Acharya Nandalal Bose
Issued 16 Apr 1967
Nandalal Bose & 'Garuda' - Bistre-brown -15p

Survey of India Bicentenary
Issued 1 March1967
Survey Emblem & Activities - Reddish liliac -15p

800th Death Anniversary of Basaveswara(Reformer & Religious Teacher
Issued 11 May 1967
Basaveswara - Orange-red -15p

NArsinha Mehta (Poet)
Issued 30 May 1967
Narrsinha Mehta - Blackish-brown -15p

Maharana Pratap (Rajput Ruler)
Issued 11 June 1967
Maharana Pratap - Red-brown -15p

Narayana Guru (Philosopher)
Issued 21 Aug 1967
Narayana Guru - Brown -15p

Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakishnan (Philosopher,Educationalist & Diplomat)
Issued 5 Sep 1967
S. Radhakishnan - Claret -15p

25th Anniversary of 'Quit India' Movement
Issued 1 Oct 1967
Martyr's Memorial (Seven Students), Sec Bldg, Patna -Lake -15p

Centenary of Indo-European Telegraph Service
Issued 9 Nov 1967
Route Map - Black & Light blue -15p

World Wrestling Championships,New Delhi
Issued 12 Nov 1967
Wrestling - Purple & Light orange-brown -15p

4th Anniversary of Statehood of Nagaland
Issued 1 Dec 1967
Nehru leading Naga tribesmen - Ultramarine -15p

Rashbehari Basu (Founder of INA)
Issued 26 Dec 1967
Rashbehari Basu (Revolutionary) - Maroon -15p

Diamond Jubilee of Scout Movement in India
Issued 27 Dec 1967
Bugle,Badge & Scout Salute - Chestnut -15p

1968 - Commemorative

International Year of Human Rights
Issued 1 Jan 1968
Men Embracing Globe - Bronze-green -15p

International Conference - Seminar of Tamil Studies, Madras
Issued 3 Jan 1968
Globe, book & Temple Tower - Reddish-liliac -15p

United Nations Conference on Trade & Developement,New Delhi
Issued 1 Feb 1968
U. N. Emblem, Plane & Ship - Turquoise-blue -15p

Amrita Bazar Patrika (news paper) Centenary
Issued 20 Feb 1967
Symboklic Bow and quill pen - Spia & orange-yellow -15p

Birth Centenary of Maxim Gorkey
Issued 28 Mar 1968
Maxim Gorkey - Plum -15p

First Triennale,New Delhi
Issued 31 MAr 1968
Emblem & Medal - Orange, royal blue & light blue -15p

Opening of 100000th Post Office at Brahmpur Chaurasta, Bihar
Issued 1 Jul 1968
Letter Box & 100,000 - Red-blue & black -20p

Wheat Revolution
Issued 17 Jul 1968
Wheat, Indian Agricultural Research Institute & Product graph - Bluish-green & orange-brown -20p

Gaganendranath Tagore (Painter & Cartoonist), Death Anniversary
Issued 17 Sep 1968
Gagandranath (Self-prtrait) - Brown-purple & ochre -20p

Birth Centenary of LAkshminath Bezbaruah(Auther & Poet)
Issued 5 Oct 1968
L. Bezbaruah, Open book & Quill - Blackish-brown -20p

XIX Olympic Games. Mexico City
Issued 12 Oct 1968
Athlete's legs & Olympic Rings - Brown & grey -20p
Athlete's legs & Olympic Rings - Sepia & brown-olive -1r

61st Birth Anniversary of Bhagat Singh (Revolutionary)
Issued 19 Oct 1968
Bhagat Singh (and Flowers) - Yellow-brown -20p

25th Anniversary of Azad Hind Govt.
Issued 21 Oct 1968
S. C. Bose reading Proclamation in Singapore - Deep-blue -20p

Birth Centenary of Sister Nivedita (Social Reformer & Indophile)
Issued 27 Oct 1968
Sister Nivedita (Margaret Noble) - Deep bluish green -20p

Birth Centenary of Madam Marie Curie (Scientist)
Issued 6 Nov 1968
Marie Curie & Patient receiving Radiotherapy - Slate-liliac -20p

21st International Geographical Congress, New Delhi
Issued 1 Dec 1968
World Map (Emblem of 21st congress - New blue -20p

400th Anniversary of Cochin Synagogue
Issued 15 Dec 1968
Interior of Cochin Synagogue -Blue & Carmine -20p

N. S. Nilgiri
Issued 15 Dec 1968
I. N. S. Nilgiri (Frigate) - Gery-blue -20p

Indian Birds
Issued 31 Dec 1968
Red-billed Blue Magpie - Scarlet & violet -20p
Brown-fronted pied wood Pecker - Scarlet, black & turwuoise-green - 50p
Slaty-headed Scimitar Babbler - Deep blue, yellow-brown & pale blue- 1r
Yellow-backed Sunbird - Jade-green & Scarlet - 2r

1969 - Commemorative

130th Birth Anniversary of Bankim Chandra Chatterjee(Writer)
Issued 1 Jan 1969
Bankim Chadra Chatterjee -Ultramarine - 20p

Birth Centenary of Dr. Bhagvan Das(Philosopher)
Issued 12 Jan 1969
Dr. Bhagvan Das - Pale chocolate - 20p

Dr. Martin Luther King
Issued 25 Jan 1969
Dr. Martin Luther King (Civil rights leader) - Deep olive-brown - 20p

Death Centenary of Mirza Ghalib(Poet)
Issued 17 Feb 1969
Mirza Ghalib (Asad Ullah Beg Khan) - Sepia,brown-red & flesh - 20p

50th Anniversary of Osmania University
Issued 15 Mar 1969
Osmania University - Olive-green - 20p

20th Anniversary of 'All Up' Airmail Scheme
Issued 1 Apr 1969
R. A. Kidwai & Mail Plane - Deep blue - 20p

50th Anniversary of International Labour Organisation (I. L. O.)
Issued 11 Apr 1969
I. L. O. Emblem & Hand with Spanners on Globe - Chestnut - 20p

50th Anniversary of Jallianwal Bagh Massacre, Amritsar
Issued 13 Apr 1969
Memorial Monument & hands strewing flowers near wall with bullet marks -Rose-carmine - 20p

Kasinadhuni Nageswara Rao Pantulu
Issued 1 May 1969
Nageswara Rao (Journalist) - Brown -20p

Ardaseer Cursetjee Wadia (Ship Building Engineer)
Issued 27 May 1969
Ardaseer Cursetjee Wadia & Ship - Turquoise-green - 20p

150th Anniversary of Serampore College, West Bengal
Issued 7 June 1969
Serampore College(W.B.) - Plum - 20p

Dr. Zakir Husain (Educationalist,Patriot & Humanist)
Issued 11 Jun1969
Dr. Zakir Husain (3rd Presindent of India) - Sepia - 20p

Birth Centenary of Laxmanrao Kirlosker (Industrialist)
Issued 20 Jun 1969
Laxmanrao Kirlosker & Mechanised Plough - Grey-black - 20p

Birth Centenary Of Mahatma Gandhi
Issued 2 Oct 1969
Gandhiji & His Wife - Blackish-brown - 20p
Mahatma Gandhi - Cinnamon & drab - 75p
Gandhi on Dandi March - Blue - 1r
Gandhi with CharkhaSun(truth) & Lotus (Non-violence) - Greyish-brown & Red-orange - 5r

10th Anniversary of Inte-Governmental Maritime Cosultative Organisation
Issued 14 Oct 1969
Ajanta (bulk carrier) & IMCO Emblem - Violet-blue -20p

57th Inter-Parliamentary Conference, New Delhi
Issued 30 Oct 1969
Globe & Parliament House New Delhi - New blue -20p

First Man on Moon
Issued 19 Nov 1969
Astronaut on moon & view of Earth - Olive-brown - 20p

500th Birth Anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev(Sikh Religious Leader)
Issued 23 Nov 1969
Gurudwara Nankan Sahib, Pakistan - Slate-violet - 20p

Internation Union for the Conservation of Nature & Natural Resources Conference,New Delhi
Issued 24 Nov 1969
Tiger & Globe - Orange-brown & bronze-green - 20p

90th Birth Anniversary of Sadhu T. L. Vaswani (Educationalist & Humanist)
Issued 25 Nov 1969
Sadhu Vaswani - Grey - 20p

Birth Anniversary of Thakkar Bapa (Humanitarian)
Issued 29 Nov 1969
Thakkar Bapa - Chocolate - 20p

1970 - Commemorative

12th Plenary Assembley of International Radio Cossultative Committee (CCIR)
Issued 21 Jan 1970
Globe & Telecomunication Symbols - Prusian blue -20p

First Death Anniversay of Cojeevaram Natrajan Annadurai
Issued 3 Feb 1970
C. N. Annadurai (Statesman) - Reddish purple & royal blue -20p

75th Death Anniversary of Munshi Newal Kishore (Scholar & Publisher)
Issued 19 Feb 1970
N. M. Kishore & Printing press - Lake -20p

Centenary of Nalanda College
Issued 27 Mar 1970
Nalanda College, Bihar - Brown -20p

Swami Shraddhanand (Patriot & Social Reformer)
Issued 30 Mar 1970
Swami Shraddhanand - Yellow-brown -20p

Birth Centenary of Valdimir Illych Lenin
Issued 22 Apr 1970
Lenin - Leader of October Socialist Revolution - Orang-brown & Sepia -20p

New U. P. U. Headquarters Building, Berne
Issued 20 May 1970
New U. P. U. Headquarters (Berne, Switzerland) - Emrald, gery & black -20p

425th Anniversary of Sher Shah Suri (Pioneer of Nation-wide mail system)
Issued 22 May 1970
Sher Shah Suri(15th Cent. ruler) - Deep bluish green -20p

Vinayak Damodar Savarkar (freedom Fighter)
Issued 28 May 1970
V. D. Savarkar & Cellar Jail (Andaman) - Orange brown -20p

25th Anniversary of United Nations Organisation
Issued 26 Jun 1970
UN Emblem & Globe - Light new blue -20p

Adian Productivity Year
Issued 18 Aug 1970
Industry, Agriculture, Worker & Emblem - Violet -20p

International Education Year (Birth Centenary of Dr. Maria Montessori- Educationalist)
Issued 31 Aug 1970
Dr. Maria Montessory& Emblem of Occasion - Dull Purple -20p

Jatindra Nath Mukherjee (Bagha Jatin)
Issued 9 Sep 1970
Jatinra Nath Mukherjee (Revolutionary) - Chocolate -20p

Valangainman Shankaranarayana Srinivasa Sastri (Educationalist)
Issued 22 Sep 1970
V. S. Srinivasa Sastri - Yellow & brown-purple -20p

150th Birth Anniversary of Iswar Chandra Vidyasagar (Educationalist & Social Reformer)
Issued 26 Sep 1970
Vidyasagar - Brown-purple -20p

Maharsi Valmiki (Author of Epic Ramayana)
Issued 14 Oct 1970
Issued Maharsi Valmiki, Sita Rama & Lakshmana - Purple -20p

Centenary of Calcutta Port Commisioner
Issued 17 Oct 1970
Dredger Pilot Vessel at Calcutta Port & Crest - Greenish blue -20p

50th Anniversary of Jmia Millia Islamia University
Issued 29 Oct 1970
Jamia Millia Islamia & Crest - Yellow-green -20p

Jamnalal Bajaj
Issued 4 Nov 1970
Jamnalal Bajaj (Industialist & Social worker) - Olive-grey -20p

50th Anniversary of Inidan Red Cross Society
Issued 5 Nov 1970
Nurse & Patient - Red-greenish blue -20p

Birth Anniversary of Sant Namdeo
Issued 9 nov 1970
Sant Namdeo (Saint) - Orange -20p

Birth Centenary of Ludwig van Beethoven
Issued 16 Dec 1970
Beethoven (Composer, Germany) - Orange & greyish-black -20p

India National Philatelic Exibition, New Delhi
Issued 23 Dec 1970
Children Examining Stamps - Orange 7 murtle-green -20p
Handheld Magnifier, Gandhi stamp(1969 stamp) - Orange-brown & pale yellow-brown - 1r

Diamod Jubilee of Girl Guide Movement in India
Issued 27 Dec 1970
Hands & lamp (logo) - Maroon -20p

1971 - Commemorative

Centenary of Indian Life Insurance
Issued 11 Jan 1971
Hands and Lamp (Logo) - Sepia & Crimson -20p

Golden Jubeeli of Kashi Vidyapith
Issued 10 Feb 1971
Kashi Vidyapith - Blackish brown -20p

Sant Ravidas(15th Cent. Saint and Reformer)
Issued 10 Feb 1971
Saint Ravidas - Lake -20p

Deenbandhu Charles Freer Andrews Birth Centenary
Issued 12 Feb 1971
C. F. Andrews (Humanitarian) - Chestnut -20p

Death Aniversary of Acharya Naredra Deo
Issued 19 Feb 1971
Acharya Narendra Deo (Scholar) - Dull green -20p

Census Centenary
Issued 10 Mar 1971
India within the '100' figure - Brown & blue -20p

Sri Rama Maharshi
Issued 14 April 1971
Sri Ramana Maharshi ISaint Spritual Teacher) - Orange & sepia -20p

Death Anniversary of Raja Ravi Varma
Issued 29 Apr 1971
Raja Ravi Varma & 'Damyanti and swan' - Green -20p

Birth Centenary (1970) of Dadasaheb Phalke (Cinematographer)
Issued 30 Apr 1971
Dadasaheb Phalke & Cine camera - Deep brown - 20p

Abanindranath Tagore (Artist) Birth Centenary
Issued 7 Aug 1971
Abhisarika by Abanindranath Tagore - Grey, buff-yellow & blackish brown -20p

Swami Virjanand
Issued 14 Sep 1971
Swami Virjanand (Saint & Scholar) - Chestnut -20p

Anniversary of Cyrus the Great
Issued 12 Oct 1971
Issued Cyrus the Great & Procession - Blackish brown - 20p

World Thrift
Issued 31 Oct 1971
Globe & Saving Box - Blue-grey -20p

Anniversary United Nations Educational, Scientific & Cultural Organisation (UNESCO)
Issued 4 Nov1971
Ajanta Caves Painting - Red-brown -20p

National Children's Day
Issued 14 Nov 1971
Women at work - Scarlet -20p

Death Anniversary of Dr. chandrasekhar Venkata Raman (Scientist)
Issued 12 Nov 1971
Issued C. V. Raman ,Spectral graph and Diamond - Orange & deep brown -20p

Golden Jubilee of Visva Bharti University, Shantiniketan, W.B.
Issued 24 Dec 1971
Visva Bharti Bldg & Tagore (Founder) - Seppia & yellow brown -20p

Indian Cricket Victories agaist W.I. & England
Issued 30 Dec 1971
Cricketing Actions - Green, myrtle-green and sage green -20p

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