Permanent Pictorial Cancellation – (3) – Birth Place of Mahatma Gandhi – Porbandar – Gujarat

Permanent Pictorial Cancellation –  (3) – Birth Place of Mahatma Gandhi – Porbandar – Gujarat

Porbandar, the birthplace of Mahatma Gandhi is situated at the end of Saurashtra and is a picturesque seaport on the Arabian Sea. Keerti Mandir is the memorial temple built in memory of Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi and Kasturba Gandhi located in city of Porbandar. It is a three storeyed ancestral house of Gandhiji where in the exact place where Putlibai, Gandhiji’s mother, had given birth to Gandhi, is marked with a ‘swastik’.

The Cancellation shows the house where Shri Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi (Mahatma Gandhi) was born in Porbandar on 2nd October, 1869. This place is presently renamed as ” Keerti Mandir”.

Date of Introduction at Porbandar HO :- 18.04.1992.

Date of Cancellation now in scan :-09.09.09.

Porbandar Cancellation

Pictorial Cancellations – India – Gandhi

Pictorial Cancellations – India – Gandhi

The House in Porbandar where Gandhiji was born is now called “Keerti Mandir “. Porbandar was also believed to be the Birth Place of Sudama – Friend of Lord Krishna and was known as Sudamapuri.

A Pictorial Cancellation was introduced at Porbandar H O from 18 Apr 1992 showing the House where Gandhiji was Born. A Post Card with cancellation is shown.