01 October 2013

New Stamp from India



Date of Issue : 30 September 2013

India Post issued a commemorative stamp on philanthropist and spiritual leader, Jumdev Thubrikar, popularly known as Baba Jumdev (Baba Joomdev) on 30th Sept. 2013.


Vice President of India Mohammed Hamid Ansari released the Commemorative Postage Stamp in the memory of Baba Jumdevji on 30th Sept. 2013 at a function held at Gondia, Maharashtra. Governor of Maharashtra K Sankaranarayanan presided over the function.

Baba Jumdevji was born on April 3, 1921 near Golibar Square at Nagpur (Maharashtra). He was born in Halba community. His family was very poor and he was raised by his father "Vithoba" and mother "Saraswati". To bring happiness and satisfaction to his family, he attained a state of nirvana. He achieved enlightenment. When he saw that there were many unhappy and unsatisfied people in country, he shared with them the blessings which he found during enlightenment and worked towards betterment of such unpriviledge people. Similarly, he formed many organisations and founded "Manav Dharma" to benefit and secure life of poor and uneducated people. People belonging to "Manav Dharma" are called as "Sevak".

Source : Indian Philately Digest

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