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ROYAL MAIL ISSUES PRINCESS SOPHIA DULEEP SINGH STAMP

1/18/2018 6:14:45 AM

A new postage stamp featuring prominent Suffragette Princess Sophia Duleep Singh will be issued on the 15th February 2018, as part of the 100th Year commemorations of women's right to vote...


Princess Sophia Duleep Singh the youngest daughter of Maharajah Duleep Singh and his wife Maharani Bamba, was an active suffragette and campaigner for Women's rights.

The image chosen for the stamp is a well known photograph of the Princess selling the Votes For Women newspaper at Hampton Court, which was first published in the Suffragette newspaper in 1912, the original of which is now in the Museum of London.

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  • Ashwani Kumar Kaushal (08076650523)
    2/22/2018 8:03:03 AM

    I feel proud of being indian.where brave sikh comunity taken birth like maharaja Ranjeet Singh & maharaja deleep Singh. Thanks ..

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