India Post has released a commemorative postage stamp on Beant Singh (19 February 1922 – 31 August 1995) today.Prime Minister Dr.Man Mohan Singh released this stamp at Delhi.Beant Singh was an Indian National Congress politician and the Chief Minister of Punjab from 1992 to 1995. He was killed in a car bombing.
Born in undivided Punjab Beant Singh migrated to the Bilaspur village of the Ludhiana district. He completed his education from the Government College Lahore. At the age of 23, he joined the army but after two years of service, decided to make a switch to politics and social work.
Earlier this stamp was sheduled to release on 31st August this year.It was available on some auction sites also.