Vengalil Krishnan Krishna Menon

23 Jan 2023  Mon

Krishna Menon, Indian Defence Minister from 1957 to 1962 during Jawaharlal Nehru's ministry India on October 6, 1997. Shri V.K. Krishna Menon was born on May 3, 1896, in Panniankara, Calicut, Malabar district, Madras Presidency, British India. For political activity for India's independence, he founded the "India League" in London, which quickly became a key influence in British politics. He was a fervent patriot who worked tirelessly for India's independence from 1924 to 1947, a firm believer in 1567-V-K-Krishna the constitutional approach.

Vengalil Krishnan Krishna Menon was depict in the stamp. After India gained its independence, V.K. Krishna Menon went back to his own country and was appointed the Prime Minister's Envoy to investigate the possibilities of swapping ambassadors. He was elected to the Lok Sabha twice, first in 1957 and once in 1962. He was the Minister of Defence in the Government of India from 1957 to 1962. Shri Krishna Menon died on October 6, 1974. V.K. Krishna Menon, an Indian nationalist politician and diplomat, delivered the UN's longest address (8 hours) in 1957, advocating India's position on Kashmir.

Colour: Multicolor.

Denomination : 200 Paise.

Perforation: 13 x 13.

Image courtesy: istampgallery

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