The World Association for the Development of Philately (WADP) and the Universal Postal Union (UPU) jointly conceived and developed the WADP Numbering System - WNS, which was launched on 1 January 2002.

IN017.02

Country / Post India
Date of Issue 16 June 2002
Primary theme Literature, Press and Comics
Subject P.L. Deshpande
Width 33.0 mm
Height 29.0 mm
Denomination 4.00 INR
Number in set 1
Layout/Format sheet of 48
Perforations 13.1 by 13.1
Stamp issuing authority Ministry of Communications Department of Posts
Printer Calcutta Security Printers Ltd
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