India issue special stamp to commemorate birth centenary of Tambo

Vastavam web: India will issue a special stamp to commemorate the birth centenary of South African ANC leader Oliver Reginald Tambo.Minister of State for External Affairs V K Singh had shared this with the South African government during his visit to the country earlier this month, Indian High Commissioner to South Africa Ruchira Kamboj said.A life-size statue has been put up at the international airport in Johannesburg named after Tambo, while huge housing and other social developments have been opened in the rural area of Bizana, where he was born.
Tambo returned to South Africa with his family in 1990 when the ANC was not banned, but refused to take up any official position as the ANC prepared to govern the country.He had a state funeral after he died on April 24, 1993 of cardiac arrest.