Official First Day Cover – Government of Bangladesh

Bangladesh first issued its own postage stamps upon gaining independence in 1971. A set of eight, with various motifs including a map of the country were issued. Shortly after, all eight values overprinted “Bangladesh Liberated” in both English and Bengali were prepared in the United Kingdom, but only three values were issued in Bangladesh.

Map of Bangladesh, 10 paisa
Massacre at Dacca University, 20 paisa
75 Million People, 50 paisa
Flag of Independence, Re.1
Ballot Box, Rs.2
Broken Chain, Rs.3
Shaikh Mujibur Rahman, Rs.5
“Support Bangla Desh” and Map, Rs.10

Date Of Issue:-29.07.1971

First FDC Bangladesh