03 October 2014

Festivals of India - Dussehra



Greetings on Dussehra



Today is Dussehra also known as  Vijayadashami  or Tenth day of Navratri or Durgotsav is one of the most important Hindu festivals celebrated in various forms, across Nepal, India, Sri Lanka, and Bangladesh. The name Dussehra is derived from Sanskrit Dasha-hara literally means Dashanan ravan (Name of devil & in short Dasha and Hara (defeat)) referring to Lord Rama's victory over the ten-headed demon king Ravana.The day also marks the victory of Goddess Durga over the demons Mahishasur. The triumph of Lord Rama over the demon king Ravana, marking the victory of good over evil.

Greetings to all the Readers on the festive occasion Vijay Dashmi.

Club News

Special Cover

A special cover was released by Mr. K.K.Sharma, UT, ADVISER. Chandigarh on the occasion of Wild Life Week at Kansal Forest Rest House.


- Rakesh Walia – Chandigarh : email : rakeshwaliastamps@gmail.com


Rajasthan State is well known for its Art, Architecture , Culture, Religion etc and this Heritage is well honoured and publicized by Philately by way of Stamps, Special Cover and Cancellations from time to time. In line of this good practice, one more important event has happened which was befitting to be co-memorated by India Posts. A Jain Temple with excellent Historical Background , Sculpture and Architecture situated at Ladnun has completed 1000 years of its inception and a grand function is organised from 1st to 8th Oct 2014 at Ladnun..

Philatelic Society of Rajasthan has requested India Posts , Rajasthan Circle to provide special cover with special cancellation and ‘my stamp’ on world famous Saraswati Statue situated in temple on the occasion. The Special cover was released on 1st Oct 2014 afternoon 3.00 O'clock by SSP , Nagaur City , Sh M L Rajpurohit , India Posts , General Secretary , Philatelic Society of Rajasthan, Mr Rajesh Paharia and Secretary , Ladnun Bara Jain mandir Trust Sh Subhash Patni at Ladnun PO. Members of Philatelic Socity of Rajasthan , Ladnun Bara Jain Mandir trust and India Post employees along with press representatives were present there.

Late evening about 9.00 O'clock  , Local MLA Sh Manohar Singh and President , Ladnun Bara Jain Mandir Trust Sh M P Patni re-released it for sale at venue which was covered live by Paras Channel and Ahimsa channel.

The cover with special 'Saraswati MY Stamp' of Rs 25.00 along with information sheet is available at Rs 35.00 per cover and with regular 5 Rs stamp and information sheet  at Rs 15.00 per cover. Postage at actuals is extra.

- Rajesh Paharia – Jaipur : email : shreetotal@gmail.com



New Meghdoot Cards by India Post

India Post recently released following new meghdoot cards.

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: Timir R. Shah - Vadodara



ITS Postal Auction No.66

To download a detailed list of "ITS Postal Auction No.66" with 130 Lots of Indian stamps, Miniature Sheets, Sheet-lets with thematic sets from overseas visit http://www.scribd.com/doc/240642322/ITS-Postal-Auction-No-66-Last-Date-30-10-2014 And check some possible scans at http://www.flickr.com/photos/its_offers/

Last date to send your bids is 30th October 2014. Suraj Jaitly      Mobile: +91 98728 51244
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