10-12-2004: Birth Centenary of Bhagat Puran Singh (Humanitarian) First Day Cover (FDC)

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Bhagat Puran Singh was an iconic figure in India known for his dedication to humanitarian causes, environmental activism and philanthropy. He was born on June 4, 1904 in Rajewal (Rohno) in Ludhiana district of Punjab. His earlier name was Ramji Das, but later he adopted Sevapanthi Sikhi and changed his name to Bhagat Puran Singh. Puran Singh spent a lot of time in the Dayal Singh Library of Lahore, where he enriched his knowledge. He established Pingalwada, a sanctuary for the disabled in Amritsar in 1947, reflecting his commitment to serving the most vulnerable in society. To commemorate the birth centenary of Bhagat Puran Singh FDC, the Indian Postal Department released the First Day Cover (FDC).

Birth Centenary of Bhagat Puran Singh (Humanitarian) First Day Cover (FDC)

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