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 Philatelic Tribute to India’s Patriot Scientists
India’s scientist leaders continue to live on through their ideas and the institutions they built. Here’s how the country’s Department of Post has paid tribute to them over the years
             Jagadish Chandra Bose: A physicist, botanist, inventor of cres- cograph, Father of Bengali science fiction. Born on No- vember 30, 1858. Stamp released: November 30, 1958 Denomination: 15nP
Yellapragada Subbarow Discovered the function of ad- enosine triphos- phate (ATP) for the treatment of cancer. Born on January 12, 1895. Stamp released: Dec 19, 1995 Denomination: 1 Rupee
Prafulla Chandra Ray: The Father of Indian Chemistry and founder of Bengal Chemicals and Pharmaceuti- cal Works (pres- ently BCPL). Born on August 2, 1861. Stamp released: August 2, 1961 Denomination: 15nP
Satyendra Nath Bose: Mathemati- cian and physicist known for the Bose– Einstein statistics and the theory of Bose–Einstein con- densate. Born on January 1, 1894. Stamp released: January 1, 1994 Denomination:
1 Rupee
Meghnad Saha:
Mahendralal Sircar: Second Indian to graduate from the Calcutta Medical College, founder of IACS. Born on Novem- ber 2, 1833. Stamp released: November 2, 2009. Denomination:
5 Rupee
M Visvesvaraya:
Civil engineer, 19th Diwan of Mysore (1912-19), received Bharat Ratna in 1955. Born on Septem- ber 15, 1860. Stamp released: September 16, 1960 Denomination: 15nP
Ruchi Ram Sahni: An edu- cationist, meteo- rologist, physicist, and the father of renowned paleo- botanist Birbal Sahni. Born on April 5, 1863. Stamp released: October 24, 2013 Denomination: 5 Rupee
CV Raman: First Indian and Asian
to win the Nobel prize; won in 1930 for Physics for the discovery of Raman Effect. Born on November 7, 1888. First stamp released: November 21, 1971 Denomination:
20 Paise
An eminent Indian astrophysicist who developed the Saha ioniza- tion equation. Born on October 6, 1893.
Stamp released:
December 23,1993 Denomination: 1 Rupee
        Ashutosh Mukherjee: Educator, jurist, barrister, math- ematician, and Vice Chancellor, Calcutta Univer- sity. Born on June 29, 1864.
Stamp released:
June 29, 1964
       Srinivasa Ramanujan: An Indian mathematician with almost no formal training in pure mathematics, made substantial contributions to mathematical analysis, and continued fractions, including solutions
to mathematical problems then considered unsolvable. Born on December 22, 1887.
  First stamp released: December 22, 1962; Denomination: 15nP AUGUST, 2021 SCIENCE INDIA 23

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