23 May 2018

Indian Naval Philately Pavilion



May 19, 2018 - A proud moment for philatelists







Indian Naval Philately Pavilion - a permanent Naval Philatelic Pavilion at INS Valsura (Electrical Training Establishment of Indian Navy), in Jamnagar, Gujarat inaugurated by Mr. D.H.Rao.











Mr. D.H.Rao / D. Hemchandra Rao, 77, is President of Naval Philatelic Society, India; former president of SIPA (South India Philatelists Association), Chennai; and former president of Madras Coin Society; naval historian, and philatelist.

He donated his entire philatelic collection on Indian Navy theme, including many with autographs.

As myself a ship / Navy theme collector, I feel very proud that Mr. Rao's collection found a right and prestigious place in the country.

-       - Kasinath R.

21 May 2018

BIRDPEX 8





Mr Parmasivam Srinivasan a participant  from India at BIRDPEX 2018,an exclusive  philatelic exhibition on Birds, currently going on at Mondorf - les - bains Luxembourg won following medals for his exhibits :

The National Pride of India : Peacock - A Bird and Symbol - Silver
Magpie in Nature and Myth - Vermeil
The World of Flamingos - Vermeil 












Another participant,  Mrugank D. Divekar won Silver Bronze for his exhibit  "Eagle and Owl ".


17 May 2018

New Stamp from India



MV Arunachalam



Date of Issue : 15 May 2018



India Post issued a commemorative stamp on Shri MV Arunachalam, Industrialist, Murugappa Groups, Chennai. on 15th May 2018.





11 May 2018

New Special Covers



Poojya Shri Dr. Basavalinga Pattaddevaru, Hiremath Samsthan , Bhalki




Poojya Shri Dr. Basavalinga Pattaddevaru is a distinguished and eminent personality. He is popularly known as Kannada Jangama of Kannada Matha. He is the founder president of Hiremath Samsthana Vidyapeetha Trust ®, Bhalki. He is a renowned educationalist, social reformer, innovative writer and president of modem Anubhav Mantapa. He is also a pioneer of Vachana University. He has profoundly contributed to art, literature, education, society and religion. His work is also extended to many fields such as adoption of orphan children, emancipation of women, dalits and downtrodden. He finds happiness in the welfare of society. His initiatives influenced many spheres of human activities. It transformed the society and life of underprivileged and oppressed ones. Considering his selfless and boundless service to humanity, he has been conferred with many awards such as Karnataka Rajyotsava Prashasthi and Suvarna Karnataka Ekikarana Puraskar and Honorary Doctorate by Gulbarga university. 


 Marble Statue of Dr. B.R.Ambedkar


Statue of Equality - The 10 feet tall marble statue of Dr. B R Ambedkar, architect of Indian Constitution is another beautiful landmark of heritage city Mysuru. The statue weighing 9 ton is sculpted on best quality white marble by famous Sculptor Sri. Arun Yogi raj . The statue stands on a 5 feet pedestal in 23 feet diameter dome made of copper with gold plating near Sri Rangacharlu Memorial Town hall based on the model of Sri Jayachamarajendra Wadiyar Statue and joins the list of famous statues of Mysuru. This Special Cover is released on the occasion of unveiling of the statue. 

-Suresh.R
Bengaluru

04 May 2018

New Special Covers


Birth Centenary of Dr. B.P. Radhakrishna - 30 April 2018 , Science Institute P.O.




Dr. B.P. Radhakrishna (BPR) was the doyen of post-independent Indian Geology. An institution builder par excellence and a distinguished editor, he was a liberal humanist who personified the best of Indian cultural and civilizational values. By his commitment and probity in scientific pursuits, he became the conscience keeper of the Indian Geoscience Community. 
This special cover is released to mark the Birth Centenary of Dr. B.P. Radhakrishna. 


Buddha Purnima : 30 April 2018 ,Bangalore





Buddha Purnima is traditionally celebrated to commemorate the birth of Gautama Buddha, the founder of Buddhism. It is also celebrated in South and Southeast Asia as Vesak which also acknowledges the enlightenment and death of Buddha. Department of Posts is happy to release a special cover and a special cancellation on this occasion.

- Suresh R. , Bangalore



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