16 May 2012

New stamp from India..


Karpoor Chandra, “ Kulish ”


Date of Issue : 16 May 2012


India Post issued a commemorative stamp on  Karpoor Chandra 'Kulish' today - 16th May 2012. He was the founder of Rajasthan Patrika Group which is one of  India’s leading Hindi Media Groups.

courtesy-  Mansoor B., Manglore

image Karpoor Chandra was born on 20th of March, 1926 in Soda village of Tonk district of Rajasthan. He started his journalistic life in 1951 and the major turn in his life came in the year 1956 when he started an evening daily in the form of Rajasthan Patrika. Started with this small newspaper, developed into a big Media Group. Today, newspapers of this Group are published in over 30 editions in 7 states. Patrika family comprises of around 1 crore
and 94 lakhs readers per day.

He received “Haldi Ghati award” in 1983, “B.D Goenka award” in 1987, All India Editor's Guild Award” in 1999, “ Dr. Headgevar Pragya award” in 1993. He was also conferred with “Ganesh Shankar Vidyarthi award”  He also composed 11 Vedas in a single volume which is considered as the largest and most bulky in terms of weight in the world.  He died on 17th Jan. 2006.

- Sudhir Jain, Satna (MP)

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