"Burhan Wani" commemorative postal stamp released by Pakistan


ISLAMABAD - In an attempt to honour martyred Kashmiri freedom fighter Burhan Muzaffar Wani, Pakistan released special 'commemorative' postal portraying him as a freedom fighter.

Calling him a 'victim of atrocities by Indian troops in Kashmir', the Pakistan Post released the postal stamps, reported *TOI*. They were issued by Philately Bureau in Karachi on ‘Kashmir Martyrs Day’ on July 8, 2016.

The report further stated that the stamps were available on online e-commerce site e-bay for $6.99 (approximately Rs 500). In Pakistan.

Apart from Wani's stamp, the postal agency released 19 other stamps including 'Braid chopper', 'Human Shield', 'Over 100,000 Kashmiris Martryed' under the series 'Victim of atrocities by Indian troops in Kashmir'.