The two-day 65th Plenary of North Eastern Council was held at Shillong on 26th and 27th May 2016. Prime Minister Narendra Modi graced the concluding day of the plenary as the Chief Guest. A Special Cover and My Stamp were released to mark the 65th Plenary of North Eastern Council on 3rd June 2016 at Shillong by Shri V. Shanmughanathan, Hon'ble Governor of Manipur & Meghalaya States in the august presence of Shri K.S. Kropha, IAS, Chief Secretary to the Government of Meghalaya, Shri Ram Muivah, IAS, Secretary of North Eastern Council, Shillong and Shri Som Kamei, the Director Postal Services (HQ), N.E. Postal Circle, Shillong. (Special Cover approval no. NE/09/2016-2017).
The North Eastern Council is the nodal agency for the economic and social development of the North Eastern Region which consists of the eight States of Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Sikkim and Tripura.
Courtesy - Indian Philately Digest