On 13th May 1962 a stamp was released on First President of India Hon’ble Dr. Rajendra Prasad. On August 15, 1947 India was free.Earlier, a Constituent Assembly was formed in July 1946, to frame the Constitution of India and Dr. Rajendra Prasad was elected its President. On November 26, 1946 the Constitution of India was completed and accepted by the people of India. On January 26, 1950, the Constitution was ratified and Dr. Rajendra Prasad was elected the first President of India. In the year 1962, after 12 years as President, Dr. Rajendra Prasad retired. He was awarded the highest civilian award of India, the Bharat Ratna. He spent the last few months of his life at the Sadaqat Ashram in Patna and died on February 28, 1963. After completing his President ship, this stamp was issued during his life time. Stamp release function was organized at Rashtrapati Bhawan, New Delhi on 13-5-1962. E.D.C. exhibited here bears the first day cancellation of RASHTRPATI BHAWAN.