25 June 2013

Stamp on Mehjoor, famous poet from Kashmir….




Prime Minister Manmohan Singh To Release Postage Stamp On ‘Mehjoor' today..

SRINAGAR, Kashmir -- Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh will release Postage Stamp on Mehjoor at SKICC, Srinagar on 25th June, 2013 in presence of Sonia Gandhi, Chairperson, UPA. John Samuel, Chief Post Master General, J&K said in a press release that the Department of Posts is pleased to bring out the Postage Stamp on Mehjoor, a poet of great excellence and doyen of secularism. This is the second occasion that a Postage Stamp on Kashmir is being released at Srinagar. In 2006, the then President of India, Dr. A. P. J. Abdul Kalam released a Postage Stamp on J&K High Court on its 150th anniversary at the same venue. Samuel said that the stamp is of Rs. 5 denomination, and the Stamp will be available at Srinagar GPO after the Stamp is formally released.  First Day Cover and Information Brochure will also be released on the occasion.

John Samuel, said that release of the Postage Stamp on Mehjoor is a historic event for the people of Jammu & Kashmir. Stamps represent the cultural and historical importance of the society. The demand for the stamp on Mehjoor is expected to be very high due to the fact that Mehjoor is a well known and very popular poet. After many years, a Postage Stamp on a well known poet from Kashmir is being released by Department of Posts. He was unarguably a propounder of communal harmony and universal brotherhood. Eminent personalities and poets like Tagore and Iqbal who were his contemporaries acknowledged the aesthetic, linguistic, nationalistic and universal dimensions of his poetry.

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- Ankit Agrawal , Pune

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1 comment:

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Look like a very interesting stamp

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