Premnath Kudva (premkudva) wrote,
Premnath Kudva

List of Indians whose stamps were issued when alive

List of Indians whose stamps were issued when they were living. They also got the Bharat Ratna award.

Order Awardee Bharat Ratna Stamp issue date
3rd Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan 1954 5-9-1967
[80th birthday]
5th Mokshagundam Visvesvarayya 1955 15-9-1960
[on 100th birthday]
8th Dhondo Keshav Karve 1958 18-4-1958
[on 100th birthday]
11th Rajendra Prasad 1962 13-5-1962
[on date of retirement as Pres]
18th Mother Teresa 1980 27-8-1980
[on birthday after receiving Nobel Peace Prize]
43rd Sachin Tendular 2013 14-11-2013
[on day of his 200th test match]

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