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Uzbekistan honors Mahatma Gandhi by issuing postage stamp

Mahatma Gandhi
Last year Mahatma Gandhi’s book “Story of my life” was published in Uzbek language.
NEW DELHI: Uzbekistan Post Association “O’zbekiston Pochtasi” in a unique move in partnership with the Ministry for Development of Information Technologies and Communications will put into circulation from October 2 a postage stamp on the occasion of 150th birth Anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi.

The stamp depicts a portrait of Mahatma Gandhi with an inscription in Uzbek and English languages"150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi”. The stamp has been issued under the series of "Outstanding Leaders".

There will be several other events taking place in Uzbekistan dedicated to 150th anniversary of Gandhi-ji whose image, ideas and philosophy are quite popular among Uzbeks. Several avenues and streets in Uzbekistan carry the name of Mahatma Gandhi.

Last year Mahatma Gandhi’s book “Story of my life” was published in Uzbek language. During the Uzbekistan President Shavkat Mirziyoyev’s State visit to India last year he presented the Uzbek translation of Gandhi’s book to the President and Prime Minister.
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