POSTAL STAMPS ON CHITPAVANS
1. Lokmanya Tilak (1956) Great freedom fighter and journalist.
Another stamp to honour Tilak was issued in 1988 to commemorate his slogan: "Freedom is My Birth Right".
COIN: Steel and Copper-Nickel Rs.5 coins were issued in 2007 to mark Tilak's 150th birthday. Check link
2. Maharshi D.K. Karve (1958) Educationist and social worker.
3. Vishnu Narayan Bhatkhande (1961) Musician.
4. Ramabai Ranade (1962) Social worker.
5. Gopal Krishna Gokhale (1966) Social worker.
6. Vinayak Damodar Savarkar (1970) Freedom fighter and thinker.
7. Dadasaheb Phalke (1971) Pioneer of Indian cinema.
8. Vishnu Digambar Paluskar (1973) Great musician.
9. Dr. Shankar D. Karve (1975) Medical service. A stamp was issued by Government of Kenya in his honour.
10. Senapati Bapat (1977) Freedom fighter.
11. Vinoba Bhave (1983) Social worker and thinker.
12. Vasudeo Balawant Phadke (1984) First revolutionary and freedom fighter.
13. Nanasaheb Peshave (1984) Leader of the 1857 independence war.
14. Narahar V. Gadgil (1985) Freedom fighter and politician.
15. Pandita Ramabai Dongre (1989) - Social worker.
16. Prof. D.B. Deodhar (1996) A great batsman.
17. Madhu Limaye (1997) Politician.
18. D.R. Bendre (1998) Kannada language writer .
19. N.G. Gore (1998) Politician.
20. Sane Guruji (2001) Freedom fighter and social worker.
21. Vishwanath Kashinath Rajwade (2003) Great historian.
First day cover brought out in 2010 to commemorate completion of 100 years of Bharat Itihas Sanshodhak Mandal, Pune
shows Shri Rajwade on the cover. Check
22. Swamy Swaroopanand (2003) Saint.
23. Bajirao I (2004) Great warrior.
24. Dhananjayrao R. Gadgil (2008) Economist and pioneer of co-operative movement.
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3 Chitpavans awarded Padmashree
KULVRUTTANT in progress
Bhides at Satara on Jan. 12-13.