13-03-2009: Krishna Kumar Birla India Postage Stamp


Krishna Kumar Birla was an Indian industrialist, born on 11 November 1918 in Pilani, Rajasthan, the second son of Ghanshyam Das Birla. Krishna Kumar Birla’s father Ghanshyam Das Birla was the founder of the Birla Group and a prominent Indian businessman. A devoted follower of Mahatma Gandhi, Ghanshyam Das Birla was a major financier of Gandhi’s Congress Party before and after India’s independence in 1947. Krishna Kumar joined the Congress Party as a life member in 1984 and was elected as a Rajya Sabha member in the same year. Indian Postal Department released a postage stamp praising the great work of Krishna Kumar Birla

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