23 September 2017

New Special Covers

Lukerganj Barwari Durga Puja, Allahabad

23 September 2017

: Ambrish Kumar- Allahabad

New Special Covers from Kolkata

Two Special covers released in Kolkata in the month of August .

1. Friends of Tribals Society - 13 August 2017
2. Kolkata Reserve Bank Employees Co-operative Credit Society Ltd. - 24 August 2017

The Friends of Tribals Society (FTS), or Vanbandhu Parishad, is a volunteer organization formed in 1989 with the goal of improving literacy and health among the Adivasi, rural tribal people in India. The society operates one-teacher schools in the villages, led by trained members of the local community.

Kolkata Reserve Bank Employees Co-operative Credit Society Ltd. is one of the oldest Co-op. Credit Societies in the State of West Bengal. Initially, registered as Currency Employees Co-op Credit Society in 1927, the Society was renamed as Kolkata Reserve Bank Employees Co-op Credit Society Limited in 1935. ay the sheer dedication and impeccable honesty of a host of employee cooperators, the Society has gradually grown up to become one of the well-managed and best- run Society in the Indian Banking sector. Besides providing cheap and easy loans to its members in times of their need, the society has catered to the banking needs of the existing as well as retired members. The Society has also stood up to its social commitments by donating regularly to several charitable and social organisations engaged in socialupliftment. Further, several needy meritorious students are being sponsored each year to continue and complete their studies. Overall, the Society has traversed this long journey of 90 glorious year with flying colours and deservingly marching towards the historic milestone of centenary (100 years) with the blessing and good wishes of its innumerable well wishers.

: Suresh.R - Bengaluru

New stamps from India - Ramayana


Date of Issue : 22 September 2017

India Post released a set of 11 stamps on Ramayana on 22nd September 2017. The stamps feature life of Lord Rama.These stamps were released by Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi  yesterday in Varanasi.

22 September 2017

India - Canada Joint Issue - Diwali stamp

India Post and Canada Post jointly issued stamp on Diwali on 21 September 2017. Canada Post issued a souvenir sheet having one Indian and other Canadian stamp.

Canada - India Joint Issue 

This souvenir sheet issued by Canada Post contains two stamps one from Canada and other from India.

Stamp Booklet by Canada Post

21 September 2017

Indira Gandhi commemorated on new Russian stamp

Indian theme on foreign stamps

100th Birth Anniversary of  Mrs Indira Gandhi

Date of Issue : 21 September 2017

Russian Post issued a commemorative postage stamp on 100th Birth Anniversary of Mrs Indira Gandhi. The postage stamp features a portrait of Indira Gandhi depicted on the background of the national flag of India. Indira Gandhi (1917-1984) was  Prime Minister of India in 1966-1977 and 1980-1984.

She was born in November 19, 1917 in Allahabad, her father, Jawaharlal Nehru, was the first prime minister of independent India, a leader of the party “Indian National Congress”. Since 1955 Indira Gandhi was a member of the Working Committee and a member of the Central Election Commission of the Indian National Congress (INC), a chairman of the women's organization of this party and a member of the Central Parliamentary Council of the All India Committee of the INC, in 1959-1960. Gandhi becomes a chairman of the INC. From 1966 to 1977, she held the post of Prime Minister of India. In 1971, war with Pakistan began, in which Gandhi signed the Treaty of Peace, Friendship and Cooperation with the USSR. Indira Gandhi always pursued a policy of friendship with the USSR, she often visited this country.

Special Cancellation


Souvenir Pack

Source : Russian Post

New Special Cover - Kannada University, Hampi

 Kannada University, Hampi 

Kannada University was established with a big dream to research, document and preserve the identity of Kannada. Materializing its set aims and goals, the University has completed 25 years. This special cover was released on 12th September 2017 to commemorate the occasion.
Suresh.R, Bengaluru

19 September 2017

New Stamps from India - Vulnerable Birds

Vulnerable Birds

Date of Issue : 18 September 2017 

India Post issued a set of 3 Stamps and a MS on Vulnerable Birds on September 18, 2017. The stamps feature Nilgiri Wood Pigeon, Nilgiri Pipat and Broad Tailed Grass Warbler .

Image source : Stamps of India
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