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11 January : Lal Bahadur Shashtri's death anniversary.

Lal Bahadur Shashtri“In this vast country of ours, people profess different religions, speak different languages, dress differently and observe different customs; but we are one nation; the history of our struggle for independence and our faith in our future development are our common bonds.” - 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.


Personalised Stamps of India.
Personalised Stamps of IndiaThe Personalised stamp or “P” Stamp was pioneered by Australia Post during Australia – 99 (International Stamp Exhibition) which was held at Melbourne from 19th to 24th March, 1999.

Second country to introduced these ‘P’ Stamps was Thailand, during Bangkok-2000. It became popular during London-2000. Slowly several countries issued the ‘P’ Stamps, but chose their specific chosen names i.e. Great Britain (smilers), Canada (Picture Postage), Indonesia (Personalized Stamps & PRISMA), New Zealand (Personalised stamps), Singapore (My Stamp) and Slovakia (Personal Stamps). .


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