22 December 2013

MAPPEX 2013, Bhopal


11th M. P. State Level Philatelic Exhibition

  - Sudhir Jain

After a long gap of ten years, 11th M. P. State Level Philatelic Exhibition MAPPEX 2013 was organized  at Bhopal from 19th to 21st Dec. 2013. Exhibition was inaugurated by Mr. Nandan Dube, Director General Police, M. P. on 19th Dec. 2013.

Various events like Philatelic Workshop, Letter writing Competition, Philatelic Quiz, Painting Competition etc. were also organized during MAPPEX – 2013. Prize distribution function was organized at 4 PM on 21stDec. 2013. Mr. Sukhraj Singh, D. G. P. (Lokayukta), M.P. was the Chief Guest and Mr. A. P. Shrivastava, Chief Post Master General, M. P. circle presided the  function. A souvenir was also released.


Approximately 300 frames were exhibited in this exhibition. Jury Committee was consists of  Mr. A.P. Shrivastava (CPMG, Bhopal) Chairman, Dr. S. P. Gupta (Meerut) Member, Mr. Dhanajay Desai (Ahmedabad) Member and Mr. Umesh Kakkeri (Mumbai)  Apprentice.


6 Large Vermeil, 5 Vermeil, 11 Large Silver, 9 Silver, 12 Silver Bronze and 8 Bronze Medals were awarded. Winners of Large Vermeil are –

Mr. Sudhir Jain (Thematic), Mr. O. P. Kedia (Gwalior State Stationary), Mr. Dhirendra Singh Chauhan (Mahatma Gandhi), Mr. Arun Bindal (FDC of Post Independence Definitive) Mr. Akash Kedia (Gwalior State Cancellations) and Mr. Madan Midda ( Literature -Year Book of Philately) were awarded Large Vermeil Medals.


Glimpses of MAPPEX  - 2013


Question and Answer session conducted  by Mr. Umesh Kekkari-Apprentice jury


Mr OP Kedia receiving CM trophy from chief guest for his exhibit Postal stationeries of Gwalior state


Courtesy : Sudhir Jain, Om Prakash Kedia

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