Philatelic gift to President Obama from Indian Prime Minister N. Modi
PM Narendra Modi gifted President Obama a copy of the first telegram from America to India's Constituent Assembly. He said: "Original commemorative stamp issued on 26th Jan 1950 is on back cover of the US telegram I gifted President Obama."
The telegram, headlined "Message of Goodwill", was read out at the inaugural sitting of the Constituent Assembly of India Dec 9, 1946
Android App of Indian Philately Digest launched
A good news for stamp lovers !!
Android App of Indian Philately Digest developed by Prashant Pandya has just been launched today at the Closing Ceremony by Lt. Col. D. K. S. Chauhan, Chief Postmaster General, Rajasthan Postal Circle. This App is very useful for all stamp lovers. They can get latest update about Indian Philately throgh this app !!
Visit www.indianphilately.net/mobileapp.html or Google Play Store to download the app on your Android mobile phone.
New Special Covers
Rajpex 2015 : Mangalyaan - 27th January 2015
Special Cover on Mangalyaan released at Rajpex 2015 on 27th January 2015. Cover design based on the design of painting drawn by Kum Shreshtha Srivastava first winner of Competition held at Rajpex 2015.
Courtesy – Prashant Pandya
SPECIAL COVER & MEDALLION RELEASED AT KOLKATA ON JAIN TEMPLE
A special cover has been released at Kolkata on 24th Jan. 2015 on the occasion of Bicentenary of Jain Swetamber PanchayatiMandir (burra mandir), Cotton Street, Kolkata. Hon'ble Governor Sri Kesri Nath Ji Tripathi and Chief Post Master General Mrs.Arundhati Ghosh released the special cover, silver coin (Medallion) and set of picture postcards in a grand function.
- Sudhir Jain, Satna (MP) : email : email@example.com
From our Readers
Philatelic Tributes to RK Laxman
Mr Vijay Deshpande of Mumbai shares here a FDC of Times of India , autographed by greatest cartoonist Shri RK Laxman who passed away y’day.
From the collection of Vijay Deshpande email : firstname.lastname@example.org
BAPU- a Painting & Stamp Exhibition at Patna
To commemorate the 100th year of arrival of Mahatma Gandhi from South Africa to India, we are going to hold an exclusive Art and stamp exhibition on Mahatma Gandhi from 29th Jan. to 3rd Feb.2015 at Lalit Kala Academy, Patna.
Mr. Tushar Gandhi, great grandson of Mahatma Gandhi and other noted Gandhian shall grace the occasion each day to make the event memorable one.
- Pradip Jain - Patna