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271: What is the poignant story behind this stamp?

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270: Benzaiten, a Japanese goddess, supposedly a version of Saraswati.

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6 responses to “271

  1. It contains the poem written by Bahadur Shah Zafar.

  2. Bahadur Shah Zafar’s two couplets in the stamp as a commemoration of the 150th year of the First War of Independence.

  3. Stamp with a couplet to Bahadur Shah Zafar, whose sons were victims to brutality which was vengeance against his leadership of mutiny against the British, blahblah.

  4. Mughal Emperor Bahadur Shah Zafar ‘s couplets.He led the War of independence as result of which his sons were killed. He later died in Burma. This stamp was issued in his memory

  5. Bahadur shah zafar’s poem “lagta nahin hai ji mera” where he talks about not even having “do gaz zameen” for being buried.

    Rafi does a haunting version of this song in some movie …