The Department of Posts (DoP) today released four special postage stamps and the First Day Cover on Swami Vivekananda on his 150th birth anniversary. These stamps have been brought out by India Post to commemorate the 150th Birth anniversary of Swami Vivekananda whom the world acknowledges as great visionary, philosopher and thinker.
The department has already released two stamps on Vivekananda in 1963 and 1993. Further a special stamp has also been released on Vivekananda Rock Memorial in Tamilnadu in 1996. Sri Lanka post has also issued a special stamp on Vivekananda in 1997.