Special Cover – Late Kondajji Basappa Birth Centenary Celebration – By India Post
Kondajji Basappa was a graduate in science from Bangalore University and did his LL.B from Pune University. He took an active role in promotion of Scout and Guide Movement in Karnataka. Basappa entered into politics in the year 1962 by becoming MLA from Davangere and twice elected as Member of Parliament in 1971 and 1977.
Basappa worked as Assistant District Commissioner, District Commissioner of Chitradurga, Assistant State Commissioner of Chitradurga Division and State Secretary before he became State Chief Commissioner. He held this post for the longest period from 1964 till he died in November 1982.
Jamborette is a gathering of scouts & guides of age group between 10 & 17 years. This special cover is released during the Jamborette held once in two years. It contributes to the development of young people physically, mentally, morally, spiritually & emotionally, thereby enabling the future generation to be responsible global citizens & contribute to society at large.The centenary of Late Kondajji Basappa, the State Chief Commissioner of Karnataka, Bharat Scouts & Guides is also commemorated during this period.
Date Of Issue:-18.01.2015.
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