08 October 2019

Happy Dussehra

Greetings on Vijaya Dashami

Vijayadashami  also known as Dussehra  is a major Hindu festival celebrated at the end of Navaratri every year. Vijayadashami is observed for different reasons and celebrated differently in various parts of South Asia. In the southern, eastern, northeastern, and some northern states of India ,Vijayadashami marks the end of Durga Puja, remembering goddess Durga's victory over the buffalo demon Mahishasura to restore and protect dharma.

In the northern-central and western states, the festival is  called Dussehra . In these regions, it marks the end of "Ramlila" and remembers God Rama's victory over the Ravan

07 October 2019

Club News

This special cover issued on 4th Oct 2019 at Jabalpur (M. P.) on the second day of District Level Philatelic Exhibition MARBLEPEX-2019. In the concluding function Dr. Bisen, VC, Javaharlal Nehru Agriculture University was the chief guest and Mr. Atul Tiwari, SSP presided. Mr. Sudhir Jain presented Jury report. 10 Gold, 15 Silver and 12 Bronze models were distributed in different Groups. A souvenir has also been released. Painting competition, lecture competition, Philatelic seminar and attractive quiz were other attraction.

Unique Pink Gallery introduced in MARBLEPEX-2019
Women Philatelic Club also formed

For the first time in the Philatelic history of India, a unique PINK GALLERY was introduced at Jabalpur (M. P.) during District Level Philatelic Exhibition MARBLEPEX-2019 on 3rd & 4th October 2019. India Post had organized this 100 frame exhibition. A lady philatelist of Jabalpur Mrs. Mokshada Khodiyar had submitted a proposal that a separate gallery should be established for the female exhibitors. President Organizing Committee & Senior Superintendent of Post Offices Mr. Atul Tiwari accepted the proposal. In tune with the latest trained of Pink Booth managed  by the ladies staff in the general elections, this gallery was given name as PINK GALLERY.

Pink Gallery was decorated with pink colour curtains and attractive display boards. Exhibits of ten female collectors exhibited in this gallery. Female participants awarded following medals -

Gold -
Megha Puri (Universe & Space)

Silver -
Puja Singh (Cloth Manufacturing & Fashion)
Indu Ueke (Save The Tiger)
Arunika Agarwal (Children's Day)
Neelu Sharma (Agriculture Scenario)

Bronze -
Padmini Sharma (Medical Llife)
Mokshada Khodiyar (Mahatma Gandhi)
Vijay Laxmi (Women Empowerment)
Rekha Agarwal (Stamps With Slogan)
Jyotsana Chauhan (Indian Saints)

Women Philatelic Club

All the female stamp collectors gathered in the prize distribution ceremony on 4th Oct 2019 formed Women Philatelic Club. it was announced from the stage and all the members of this new Club called upon the stage. A beautiful memento had been given to Senior Philatelist & Jury member Mr. Sudhir Jain (Satna) during concluding function which he had presented to this newly formed Women Philatelic Group.

- Sudhir Jain : email - mrsudhirjain@yahoo.com

04 October 2019

New stamps and special covers on Mahatma Gandhi

World Tributes to Mahatma Gandhi on his 150th Birth Anniversary


Special Covers

Second day Cover from Ahimsapex 2019, Lucknow
 3 October 2019 

Image courtesy- Sandeep Chaurasia

03 October 2019

MARBLEPEX-2019, Jabalpur


MARBLEPEX-2019 inaugurated at Jabalpur

Jabalpur District Level Philatelic Exhibition MARBLEPEX-2019 inaugurated today at Jabalpur by Dr. P. V. S. Reddy, PMG. This 100 frame exhibition is organized by the India Post on 3rd and 4th Oct. 2019. S. S. P. Mr. Atul Tiwari presided the function. Jury members Mr. Sudhir Jain (Satna) and Mr. O. P. Kedia (Indore) also addressed the inaugural function.
A special Pink Gallery has been established in this exhibition in which exhibits of ladies participants are exhibited.

A special cover has also been released on Leonard Theological College Jabalpur where Mahatma Gandhi stayed on 7th Dec. 1933.

- Sudhir Jain from Jabalpur

New stamps from India - 150th Birth Anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi

Date of Issue : 2 October 2019

A set of six octagonal Commemorative postage stamps on 150th Birth Anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi was released on 02.10.2019

02 October 2019

Celebrating 150th Birth Anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi


2-4 October 2019, Lucknow

Ahimsapex 2019 was inaugrated today at Lucknow GPO by CPMG UP Sri.Kauslendra Kumar Sinha. During the function Sri. K.K.yadaw Director Postal Services, Sri.R.P.Singh DG,UPP,Sri. Alok Ojha SSPO were present. Two special Covers were released on the occasion.

- Sandeep Chaurasia from Lucknow

New issue by India Post
!50th Birth Anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi

Date of Issue : 2 October 2019

Exhibitions organized all over the country with the release of special covers 


New Delhi



: Mukesh Mittal , Dehradun

Special Covers released today

Cover from Dehradun

Coutesy - Abhai Mishra

Image Courtesy : Prayag Philatelic Society, EIPA & Deccan Philatelic Society SIPA WhatsApp Groups

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