26 June 2011

New Special Cover from Lucknow…





A special cover was issued  on 25 June 2011 by UP Postal Circle on 200 years celebration of Hazratganj.

Special Cover release ceremony





On the occassion of 200 years celebration of Hazratganj,Lucknow,a Special Cover released by CPMG.U.P.Shri.Kamlesh Chandra, Dr.R.K.Pachauri  at Sangeet Natya Academy, Gomti Nagar,Lucknow on evening of 25-06-2011.

( Dr Pachauri was elected Chairman of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, and The IPCC shared the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize with former U.S. Vice President Al Gore )

For cover exchange Sandeep Chaurasia may be contact at email : sandeepchaurasiagkp@gmail.com

: Sandeep Chaurasia – Gorakhpur



Hazratganj  is situated in the heart of Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh.It was built by Amjad Ali Shah.The Hazratganj road in Hazratganj was earlier called Queens Way, and was open only to British carriages before Independence.

It is a major shopping area of Lucknow. It houses showrooms and retail stores of almost all major consumer-goods manufacturers in India. From car-dealers to jewellery stores to antiques, one can shop for almost anything at Hazratganj. Hazratganj also has got many shops selling the famous Lucknow Chikan material.

On 200 years celebration of Hazratganj, In 2010-11, a major beautification drive took place in Hazratganj  and the market now resembles a Victorian era walkway with bright lamps, benches and fountains.

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