Mahesh Sharma Releases Commemorative Coin And Circulation Coin On Tatya Tope

The Minister of State for Culture (Independent Charge), Tourism (Independent Charge) and Civil Aviation, Dr. Mahesh Sharma releasing a Commemorative Coin of Rs.200/- and a Circulation Coin of Rs.10/- on Tatya Tope, on the occasion of his Martyr Day, in New Delhi on April 18, 2016. The Secretary, Ministry of Culture, Mr. Narendra Kumar Sinha and other dignitaries are also seen.
The Minister of State for Culture (Independent Charge), Tourism (Independent Charge) and Civil Aviation, Dr. Mahesh Sharma releasing a Commemorative Coin of Rs.200/- and a Circulation Coin of Rs.10/- on Tatya Tope, on the occasion of his Martyr Day, in New Delhi on April 18, 2016. The Secretary, Ministry of Culture, Mr. Narendra Kumar Sinha and other dignitaries are also seen.

Tatya Tope A Patriot Of The Highest Order

New Delhi (PIB-GR-TYP-BIN): Dr. Mahesh Sharma, Minister of State for Culture and Tourism (I/C) and Civil Aviation released a Commemorative Coin of Rs. 200/- and a Circulation Coin of Rs. 10/- on Tatya Tope on the occasion of his Martyr Day on April 18. The Secretary, Ministry of Culture, Mr. Narendra Kumar Sinha was present on the occasion.

One of the most outstanding leaders of India’s First War of Independence, Tatya Tope was a patriot of the highest order. He was captured by the British Forces on 07 April, 1859 and after a hurried trial for waging war against the East India Company, he was hanged to death on 18 April 1859 at Shivpuri, Madhya Pradesh.

(Source: PIB/GR/TYP/BIN/USPA/WN/IAIJ)

Doruvu Paul Jagan Babu

International Correspondent for The Yellow Press

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