India Post Commemorates Dr. Dinshaw Mehta

2019-09-11 Wed

India Post issued a set of 12 commemorative stamps honoring the contribution of 12 modern masters in the field of traditional Indian systems of medicine and yoga who are from Department of Ayurveda, Yoga, and Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha and Homoeopathy (AYUSH). One of these stamps honoring the great master, Dr. Dinshaw Mehta.

The personal physician and a close confidante of Mahatma Gandhi, Dr. Dinshaw Mehta was deeply committed to natural and holistic methods of cure. He helped Mahatma Gandhi established the Nature Cure Clinic and Sanatorium at Pune, which is presently the National Institute of Naturopathy. Dr. Dinshaw carried out scientific studies in Naturopathy, especially on fasting. He is a true pathfinder for Naturopathy in India.

The 500 Paise stamp beautifully designs on green color background. It depicts the portrait of Dinshaw Mehta and Gandhiji.

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