Rainbow Stamp News January 2015
Hi ! I have just uploaded January 2015 Issue of Rainbow Stamp News on Blog. It is available at following links :
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This is the last post of this year.
Wishing all my Readers a very Happy New Year !
New Stamp from India
Commemorative Stamp on Baba Amte
Date of Issue : 30 December 2014
India Post issued a commemorative stamp in honour of Baba Amte on 30th December 2014.
Murlidhar Devidas Amte (b. 26 December 1914, d. 9 February 2008) popularly known as Baba Amte, was a social worker and social activist known particularly for his work for the rehabilitation and empowerment of poor people suffering from leprosy. Baba Amte was awarded Padma Shri in 1971, Ramon Magsaysay Award in 1985, Padma Vibhushan in 1986, United Nations Prize in the Field of Human Rights in 1988 and Gandhi Peace Prize in 1999.
Courtesy – Indian Philately Digest