FDC – R Venkataraman – By India Post

First Day Cover – R Venkataraman – By India Post

R. Venkataraman (4 December 1910 – 27 January 2009) was an Indian lawyer, Indian independence activist and politician who served as the eighth President of India. Venkataraman was born in Rajamadam village in Madras Presidency. He studied law and practised in the Madras High Court  and the Supreme Court of India  . In his young age, he was an activist of the Indian independence movement  and participated in the Quit India Movement.He was appointed member of the Constituent Assembly and the provisional cabinet. He was elected to Lok Sabha four times and served as Union Finance Minister and Defence Minister. In 1984, he was elected the seventh Vice President of India  and in 1987, he became the 8th President of India and served from 1987 to 1992.

Date Of issue:-18.04.2012.

2012 Indian Stamps  At a Glance, Click on below link:-

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Stamps of India – R Venkataraman – By India Post

Stamps of India – R Venkataraman – By India Post

R. Venkataraman (4 December 1910 – 27 January 2009) was an Indian lawyer, Indian independence activist and politician who served as the eighth President of India. Venkataraman was born in Rajamadam village in Madras Presidency. He studied law and practised in the Madras High Court  and the Supreme Court of India  . In his young age, he was an activist of the Indian independence movement  and participated in the Quit India Movement.He was appointed member of the Constituent Assembly and the provisional cabinet. He was elected to Lok Sabha four times and served as Union Finance Minister and Defence Minister. In 1984, he was elected the seventh Vice President of India  and in 1987, he became the 8th President of India and served from 1987 to 1992.

Date Of issue:-18.04.2012.

2012 Indian Stamps  At a Glance, Click on below link:-

https://www.indianstampghar.com/indian-stamps-2012/

Stamps of India – R Venkataraman – By India Post

Stamps of India – R Venkataraman – By India Post

The President, Smt. Pratibha Devisingh Patil releasing the Commemorative Postage Stamp on Late Shri R. Venkataraman, the former President of India, at Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi on April 18, 2012.
The Union Minister for Human Resource Development and Communications and Information Technology, Shri Kapil Sibal is also seen.

R. Venkataraman (4 December 1910 – 27 January 2009) was an Indian lawyer, Indian independence activist and politician who served as the eighth President of India. Venkataraman was born in Rajamadam village in Madras Presidency. He studied law and practised in the Madras High Court  and the Supreme Court of India  . In his young age, he was an activist of the Indian independence movement  and participated in the Quit India Movement.He was appointed member of the Constituent Assembly and the provisional cabinet. He was elected to Lok Sabha four times and served as Union Finance Minister and Defence Minister. In 1984, he was elected the seventh Vice President of India  and in 1987, he became the 8th President of India and served from 1987 to 1992.

Date Of issue:-18.04.2012.

2012 Indian Stamps  At a Glance, Click on below link:-

https://www.indianstampghar.com/indian-stamps-2012/

2011 Indian Stamps  At a Glance, Click on below link:-

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Indian Stamps-Rajabhau Khobragade-By India Post

Indian Stamps-Rajabhau Khobragade-By India Post

India posts has  issued commemorative postage stamp on late Barrister Rajabhau Khobragade,prominent personality from Chandrapur , a close aide of Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar and former deputy speaker of Rajya Sabha.Born on September 25, 1925, Khobragade was known for his close association with Bharat Ratna Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar. He completed his Bar-at-Law degree in 1950 from England only to join his father in social work. In 1952 he was elected as vice-president of Chandrapur Municipal Council. Dr Ambedkar fought Lok Sabha election from Bhandara in 1954 and Rajabhau shouldered the charge of chief election campaigner for him.

In light of his dedication and dexterity in work, Dr Ambedkar entrusted him with the post of general secretary of Schedule Caste Federation. After Dr Ambedkar’s demise he took over the charge of general secretary of Republican Party. He was thrice elected as Rajya Sabha member in 1958, 1966 and 1978. He even held the post of deputy chairperson of Rajya Sabha between December, 1969, and April, 1972. He was the pioneer of Dhamma Diksha programme held by Dr Ambedkar for lakhs of dalits at Chandrapur on October 16, 1956. He passed away on April 9, 1984.

Date Of Issue:-11.11.2009.

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