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02 October: Lal Bahadur Shashtri's birth anniversary.

Lal Bahadur Shashtri"My patriotism is subservient to my religion. I cling to India like a child to its mother’s breast, because I feel that she gives me the spiritual nourishment I need. She has the environment that responds to my highest aspiration." - Lal Bahadur Shashtri.

Lal Bahadur Shastri (b. 2 October 1904 – d. 11 January 1966) was the Second Prime Minister of the India and a leader of the Indian National Congress party. Shastriji joined the Indian independence movement in the 1920s. Deeply impressed and influenced by Mahatma Gandhi, he became a loyal follower, first of Gandhi, and then of Jawaharlal Nehru.......


Mystery of ‘Cancer Seals’, Charity labels issued by India Post

Story about 1975, 50 p. definitive stamp of IndiaA charity label is a label resembling a postage stamp, sold to raise funds. They are generally intended to be used on mail, as a way of advertising the sender's support of the charity's cause. Charity labels are designed to look like postage stamps and printed with or without denomination. They are distinct from charity stamps which also include a charge for postage. Charity labels are one of several kinds of Cinderella stamp which are not issued for postal purposes by postal department.

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