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UN releases stamp on Mahatma Gandhi

Last updated on: October 3, 2009  IST

UN's tribute to Mahatma Gandhi

Marking the International Day of Non-Violence, the United Nations has released a stamp of Mahatma Gandhi on the occasion of his 140th birth anniversary.

The United Nations Postal Administration, the world body's postal agency, released the one-dollar stamp designed by a world famous Miami-based artist Ferdie Pacheco, with the Father of the Nation in red, blue and gold. Also the envelopes marked with the stamp and the United Nations' seal were on sale.

Text: PTI; Video: Paresh Gandhi 


Image: UN's tribute to Gandhiji