The postage stamp depicts the famous political and spiritual leader of India, philosopher Mahatma Gandhi (1869-1948). The postage stamp is fully designed in an artistic style and the personality of Mahatma Gandhi is presented in delicate colors symbolizing his philosophical approach of “nonviolence” and ideas of peace.
Thanks to Gandhi, India could gain its independence from Great Britain. The word “Mahatma” means “Great Soul” and Gandhi is recognized and known as the Father of the Nation. October 2nd, Mohandas Karamchad “Mahatma” Gandhi's birthday, is commemorated in India as Gandhi Jayanti, a national holiday, and celebrated worldwide as the International Day of Non-violence.
Date of issue: May 23, 2019
Designer: Vahagn Mkrtchyan
Printing house: Lowe Martin Group, Canada
Size: 24,0 x 40,0 mm
Stamps per sheet: 10 pcs
Print run: 40 000 pcs