31 December 2013

New stamp from India



Date of Issue : 31st December 2013

India Post issued today the last stamp of this year on Babu Banarsi Das. Babu Banarasi Das (1912-1985) was a noted politician and a member of Janata Party.During his long political career, he worked as a Minister, Speaker and Member of Parliament (both Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha). He also held the position of the Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh from  1979 to 1980.

Stamp Image Credit : Mansoor B. – Mangalore

New Postmark from Patna


Save Water Save Life : Water Conservation Year 2013

imageA special Postmark was provided at Patna on 30 December 2013 : Save Water Save Life : Water Conservation Year 2013.


Courtesy : Pradip Jain – Patna : email : philapradip@gmail.com

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Wishing you all a  Very Happy  & Prosperous New Year !!

This is the last Post of this year as the year 2013 is saying Good Bye…In this year  Indi Post issued maximum number of stamps in a single calendar year… The last stamp of this year  released today on Babu Banarsi Das.. With this issue India Post  issued of  about 142 stamps, miniature sheets and sheetlets in the year 2013…Which is a record number.The issuance of Stamp and Miniature sheet on Sachin Tenudlkar was also remarkable as very limited stamps have been issued by India Post on living personalities .  Philatelically it 2013 was a good year with a National stamp show at Mumbai and record number of entries in World Philatelic Exhibition BRASILIANA 2013.  A new website Indian Philately Digest has been launched by Mr Prashant Pandya that proved to be a great help for all the  lovers of Indian Philately with its quick updates. It is a milestone in the field of Indian Philately. In this last Post of The year I  share here some most beautiful  and remarkable stamps of the year 2013…


India Post issued stamps and miniature sheets on 50 iconic personalities of India Cinema.

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India Post Issued stamps, Minature sheet  sheetlet on Sachin Tendulakar’s 200th Test Match.


“The Postman Van” was the theme of EUROPA 2013 stamps.


“Wildlife’ was the theme of SEPAC 2013 stamps.


The Year 2013 was “Lunar Year of Snake”.

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