World Post Day - 9th October
Date of Issue : 9 October 2014
Thailand Post issued today a commemorative postage stamp on World Post Day. World Post day happens each year on 9th October, remembering this date for the establishment of Universal Postal Union (UPU) in 1874 in Bern, Switzerland. The UPU was the start of global communications revolution, people could write to others all over the world. 9th October was first declared World Post Day at the 1969 UPU Congress in Tokyo, Japan. Since then, World Post Day is celebrated all over the world to highlight the importance of the postal services.
Special Cancellation on World Post Day from Vadodara
India Post is celebrating National Postal Week from 9th to 15th October 2014 and 9th October is celebrated as World Post Day as a part of National Postal Week.
A Special Cancellation has been provided at Vadodara Philatelic Bureau on the occasion of World Post Day on 9th October 2014.
Courtesy : Indian Philately Digest