22 December 2016

New Stamp from India..

Samrat Vikramaditya

Date of Issue : 22 December 2016

India Post released a commemorative postage stamp on Samrat Vikramadittya on December 22, 2016 . Vikramaditya  was a legendary emperor of ancient India. He is characterised as the ideal king, known for his generosity, courage, and patronage of scholars. There are hundreds of legends about Vikramaditya, including the ones in Baital Pachisi and Singhasan Battisi. Most of the legends present him as a universal ruler with his capital at Ujjain (Pataliputra or Pratishthana in a few stories).

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