26 December 2013

New Stamp from India..



Date of Issue : 23 December 2013

India Post issued a commemorative stamp on Shaheed Gulab Singh Lodhi on 23rd December 2013.

Gulab Singh Lodhi was a freedom fighter from Unnao, Uttar Pradesh. He laid down his life at the historic Jhandewala Park at Aminabad, Lucknow in August 1935 while trying to unfurl the tri-colour flag defying Government order that was unacceptable to freedom fighters during the British regime. He was shot dead by a British Officer when he climbed a tree in the park with the flag.

: Indian Philately Digest

New Special Cover


A Special Cover was released to mark Diamond Jubilee of Shri Govindram Seksaria Institute of Technology and Science (SGSITS)(GSTI) on 22nd December 2013 by Shri A. P. Srivastava, Chief Postmaster General at the function organised to celebrate the event in Indore.

The Shri Govindram Seksaria Institute of Technology and Science (SGSITS)(GSTI) is an engineering college in Indore. It was established in 1952 as a technical institute offering licentiate and diploma courses in engineering.It is considered as best engineering college in MP after NIT Bhopal.

: OP Kedia, Indore

Formation of new philatelic club at Tiruchirappalli


A new philately club has been started at Tiruchirappalli (Trichy) from Nov 15, 2013 - "Tiruchirappalli Philatelic Club" .


Mr. M. Nassar

53A Jailaniya Mosque 3rd Street,1st Floor, Subramaniapuram,Tiruchirappalli – 620020. Ph: 93451-10420, 84381-18586


Rev. Dr. Daniel Vincent Ph: 99443-51702


Mr. R. Kasinath, Ph:  99941-62516


Mr. G. Satheesh Babu, Ph: 90035-33006

Monthly Meeting Schedule:

Every 4th Sunday of the Month

Venue: Bishop Heber Higher Secondary School

Time: 3 PM onwards


Life Membership - for adults - Rs. 1000, Students - Rs. 500

Annual Membership - Rs. 100

Second month meeting was held on Dec 22, 2013, with about 30+ people attended the meeting.

: Kasinath R. - Tanjore

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