Issue of commemorative Postage Stamp on Rajkumar Shukla

  • Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Communications and Minister of State for Railways Shri Manoj Sinha released a Commemorative Postage Stamp on Rajkumar Shukla on December 18, 2018 at New Delhi.
  • In drawing the attention of Mahatma Gandhi to the plight of peasants suffering under an oppressive system established by European indigo planters in Champaran, Bihar, Rajkumar Shukla made a seminal contribution culminating in the launch of the Champaran Satyagraha in 1917 by Mahatma Gandhi ji.
  • Department of Posts has been paying a tribute to eminent personalities who have made a significant contribution to public life especially freedom fighters.
  • With this stamp, the Department has released 43 issues in the current calendar year.

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