Indian Stamps – Danmal Mathur – By India Post

Stamps India – Danmal Mathur – By India Post

Shri Danmal was born on 14th March 1904 in a modest home in ‘Bhata Gavari’ in Kayastha Mohalla, Aimer.His father, Munshi Kanmal Mathur, employed by the Kotah State in 1894 as ‘Motamid’ (Housemaster) of Kotah House in Mayo College.And he was a disciplinarian!Without doubt Danmalji’ s formative years and personality were greatly influenced by his father.

On 25th Feb., 1916 (when he was only 12) Danmalji was married to Roop Kanwar, daughter of Shri Devi Dayal Mathur of Kharwa.The adage ‘Behind every successful man is a woman’ is exemplified in its entirety by the support Shri Danmal received from his wife who managed the house-hold and brought up a large family, allowing her husband time to give to the innumerable professional, philanthropic, societal and other commitments he was destined to be a part of.

He passed his B.Sc. examination from Government College, Ajmer in 1927 where he was appointed ‘Demonstrator’ in Physics. He was HOD and Vice Principal Mayo College.
In 1952 Shri Danmal was awarded the Fulbright Scholarship to the USA where he impressed the various forums he addressed, by his views on Education and his expositions on Indian culture and religion.
In the same year Shri Danmal was awarded the ‘International Service Star’ for his valuable services by Lord Mountbatten of Burma and Chief Scout of India.

In 1947 Shri Danmal accompanied the Indian Scouts contingent as a senior member to Paris at the international Scouts Jamboree.

Shri Danmal started scouting in the Railways at the Mt. Abu camp in 1948.

In his quest to spread the message of scouting, dynamic Shri Danmal also took a contingent of scouts to Japan in 1953.

When Ajmer was merged with Rajasthan in 1956 Shri Danmal was appointed Divisional Secretary and later Commissioner of Rajasthan State Scouts and Guides.It was because of his efforts in persuading the Government that a 17 acre permanent scouts campsite was set up at Pushkar Ghati, and land was allotted for setting up the Divisional Headquarters for Scouts in ‘Tope Dara’ in Ajmer.For his contribution to Scouting the National Headquarters of Bharat Scouts and Guides honoured him by decorating him first with the ‘Silver Star’ and subsequently, in 1970, with the ‘Silver Elephant’ the highest award in Scouting in India.

Subsequently, he played cricket for Rajputana and was in the team which played against the M.C.C. when it toured India and Australia in the thirties.

Date of Issue 07.11.2009


Indian Stamps – Dr Mahendra Lal Sircar- By India Post

Stamps India- Dr Mahendra Lal Sircar- By India Post

Mahendralal Sircar was a conventional -turned- Homeopath Doctor, Social reformer and propogator of scientific studies  in nineteenth century India. He was the founder of the Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science . The Calcutta Journal of Medicine , edited by him ,was started in Jan 1868 for this purpose.

Date Of Issue:-02.11.2009.


Indian Stamps -Apollo Hospitals- By India Post

Stamps India-Apollo Hospitals- By India Post

Apollo Hospitals is a healthcare corporation which is largest healthcare network in Asia and third largest in the World operating 38 hospitals in South Asia.It was founded by Dr C Prathap Reddy in 1983 . Apollo Hospital Delhi is the first Hospital in India to be accredited by the JCAHO and is affiliated with Johns Hopkins International international ,the Mayo Clinic and other hospitals in Europe and USA.

Date Of Issue:-02.11.2009.


Indian Stamps -Dr Rajkumar- By India Post

Stamps India-Dr Rajkumar- By India Post

Rajkumar was an actor and singer in Kannada Film Industry (April 24, 1929 – April 12, 2006)  He acted in more than 200 Kannada movies. He mainly worked in Karnataka and won many laurels for his roles in films. He was called “Dr. Raj” and “Natasarvabhouma”.

Date Of Issue:-01.11.2009.