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Commemorative Postage Stamp on Rajkumar Shukla released

Published on December 22, 2018
The Department of Post has issued a Commemorative Postage Stamp on Rajkumar Shukla in New Delhi.
Commemorative Postage Stamp on Rajkumar Shukla released
  • The stamp was released as a tribute to the contribution made by Rajkumar Shukla in the launch of Champaran Satyagraha in the year 1917.

About Rajkumar Shukla:

  • Raj Kumar Shukla was born on 23rd August 1875 in Satwaria village of Champaran in Bihar.
  • He a famous Indigo cultivator of Champaran and he was a money lender as well.
  • He rose to fame for his close association with Gandhiji during the Champaran Satyagraha.
  • Raj Kumar Shukla convinced Mahatma Gandhi to visit Champaran, which was was a turning point in India's struggle for independence.
  • Earlier also, the Department of Post had released a postage stamp in the year 2000 to commemorate the 125th birth anniversary of Pandit Raj Kumar Shukla.

One must know:

  • The Department of Post has been issuing postage stamps to honour and to pay a tribute to the important personalities who made a great contribution to public life especially the freedom fighters of India.
  • The total number of such stamps released this year has reached 43 with the issuance of this postage stamp.

Question:

Q. The Department of Post has issued a Commemorative Postage Stamp on which freedom fighter associated with the Champaran Satyagraha?
a. Ravikumar Shukla
b. Rajkumar Shukla
c. Rajeshkumar Shukla
d. Ratankumar Shukla

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