Indian Stamp-Ramcharan Agarwal-By India Post

Stamps India-Ramcharan Agarwal-By India Post

Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar today released a commemorative stamp, issued by the Indian Posts and Telegraphs Department, in the memory of veteran freedom fighter Lala Ram Charan Agarwal on his death anniversary.

Shri Lala Ram Charan Agarwal was a freedom fighter later known as “Little Big Man Of Congress” was born on 2nd December 1919 & died on 25th July 1977. He was a true Gandhian & wore khadi throughout his life.

Late Shri Ram Charan Agarwal was born on 2nd December 1919 in Delhi. His father Late Shri Ram Chandermal was a businessman. The good qualities in parents had great effect on him which helped him to lead successful life as an honest and brave politician, clean businessman, friend and philosopher guide to poor and general public.

He was very much impressed with the ideology and teachings of Mahatma Gandhi and became his follower to take an active part in Freedom Struggle. At a very early age of 19  he  became Treasurer of DPCC. He went to Jail in 1939,1942 and again in 1945. He was one of the eleven persons selected by Mahatma Gandhi from Delhi for Individual Satyagrah along with Smt. Aruna Asaf Ali.

He was awarded TAMRAPATRA by the then President of India Dr. Fakruddin Ali Ahmad. His few main objectives were Cleaning of Yamuna, Development in Slum Katra’s and resettlement of Patriwala’s, and was the first to start Night Sheltters and Rain Basera’s

Date Of Issue:-25.07.2009.

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Indian Stamp-The Madras Regiment-By India Post

Stamps India-The Madras Regiment-By India Post

Date Of Issue:-28.05.2009.

The Madras Regiment is the Oldest Regiment of Indian Army having being raised in 1750’s. In 1748 Major Stringer Lawrence was hired by East India Company to take charge of Defence of Cuddalore. He was veteran of action in Spain ,Filanders and Highlands. In 1758  he raised the Madras Regiment forming the several companies of Madras Levies into 2 Battalions.  2 Madras was raised in 1776 as 15th Carnatic Infantry Battalion . The oldest Battalion in Madras Regiment is the 9th Battalion, its Militia was raised in 1704 as  Bodyguards of Maharajah Of Travancore.

 

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