27 February 2012

Golden Katar Stamp Exhibition



- by Paritri Upadhyay , Rajkot

GOLDEN KATAR PHILATELIC EXHIBITION  was held from 24 – 25 February 2012. The exhibition was inaugurated  by the Convener FWO – Miss. M.R. Pant . This philatelic exhibition was organized by 11 Inf div Postal unit, The venue of this event was Repair Bay of 812 Fd Wksp , Ahmadabad Military Garrison.

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This Exhibition was organized in a Grand way with the active participation of officials of India Post under the patronage of the 11 Inf div Postal unit, 56 APO; Mil 2570 and the co-operation of the Post Master General, Gujarat Circle & eminent philatelists. The main objective of the exhibition was to create awareness amongst defense personnel, their families & particularly School Children.

The chief guest was the Chief Post Master Mr. P.H. Panchal. During the exhibition MY STAMP was an additional attraction. Customized My Stamps depicting 18 different pictures were made available during the exhibition.

There were  large number  of exhibits on display. In competition classes most of the exhibits were on Thematics  .


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There were several exhibits exhibited in invitee class. The thematic exhibits of Shri. Anil Rastogi, Shri. Mainak Kathria, Shri. Ashok Bayanwala, shri. H C Mehta, & Dr.Paresh Upadhyay, were displayed in invitee class. Some rare philatelic artifact were also displayed.

A Work shop on Stamp collection, Power point presentation on Stamp collecting & News Clippings of Rainbow Stamp News were shown to School Children by Rajkot Philatelic Society. For School Children Stamp design, Letter Writing and Dance Competitions were also organized.

Winning entries of  Stamp Design Contest 





Closing ceremony and prize distribution function along with the launching of ‘FPO on Wheels ‘ was held on 25th February 2012, by Brigadier M. R. Pant. The success is judged on the basis of how many visitors take the advantage of such philatelic exhibitions & we were happy that large numbers of visitors spent hours and enjoyed the exhibition. All concerned officers & staff worked hard to make this event  memorable .


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