23 February 2014

New Special Covers…



GAYA STAMP FESTIVAL 2014, was organised by  Bihar Circle of India Post from 22nd to 23rd Feb 2014 in Gaya, Bihar. A special cover on  22 February 2014 was released on the occasion by the Commissioner Magadh Division . The theme of the cover is "80 foot Buddha statue" The great Buddha Statue was placed in  presence of his Holiness the Dalai Lama. This statue is in meditation pose or' Dhyan  Mudra' seated on a lotus in open air. The statue is made of red granite and sand stone blocks and is possibly the largest built Buddha statue in India. Mr. Anil K Saxena distinguished philatelist of Gaya exhibited his collection in the festival and  has been  honored by the postal authority and the local administration.




A special cover was released on the first day (19th Feb.2014) of 'MEGHAPEX' 2014, a state level philatelic exhibition and the Cachet designed for the special cover  was withdrawn on the last day (21st FEB)of Exhibition due to  error in Cachet design. There was a spelling mistake(Februray instead of February).

- Vishal Sanganeria, Guwahati

email : vishalsanganeria@gmail.com

Note : This cover seems to be inappropriate as the cancellation does not bear the date and name of the place, when and  where it was released.  It only shows the name and duration of the exhibition.


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