Monday, September 19, 2011

V Venkatasubba Reddiar

Date of Issue : 11th February 2011
V Venkatasubba Reddiar

He was born on 18th December 1909.  He was the pioneer in the freedom struggle to liberate Puducherry from French rule. As per the direction of Pt. Jawharlal Nehru 12 leaders including him formed a parallel government against French Government on 31st March 1954 which resulted to merge Puducherry with Indian Union on 13th October 1954. He was the Chief Minister of the Union Territory of Puducherry. He passed away on 06th June 1982.

First Day Cover

India Post issued a commemorative postage stamp and a First Day Cover on 11th February 2011

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