India Post Issued Stamp on Beant Singh

\"beantIndia 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.\"stamp

\"fdc\"brochureBeant Singh entered the Punjab  assembly as an independent candidate in 1969. Beant Singh was assassinated in a bomb blast at the secretariat complex in Chandigarh on August 31, 1995.

Earlier this stamp was sheduled to release on 31st August this year.It was available on some auction sites also.

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