PERMANENT PICTORIAL CANCELLATION & SPECIAL COVER ON MOODBIDRI
Moodbidri is a famous Jain pilgrimage center situated in South Kannara District of Karnataka. Thousand Pillar Jain Temple named as TribhuvanTilak Chudamani Mandir, ancient Tadpatra manuscripts and old Jain idols of precious stones are main attraction of Moodbidri.
On 18th Nov. 2016 a permanent pictorial cancellation has been introduced at Moodbidri. A special cover has also been released in a function organized at Tribhuvan Tilak Chudamani Temple. Pujya Bhattarak Charukirti Swami Ji of Jain Muth Moodbidri, who is the head of this temple, released the special cover and permanent pictorial cancellation in the presence of Post Master General Shri Rajendra Kumar. Jainism Philately Group members Shri M. Krishnayya and Shri Mahaveer Kundur were instrumental in designing and approval of this cover and cancellation who were also present in the function.
SPECIAL COVER RELEASED ON ALVA's NUDUSIRI FUNCTION
A special cover and special cancellation has been issued on 18th Nov. 2016 at Moodbidri, District South Kannara, Karnataka on the occasion of National Level Literacy and Cultural Convention "ALVA'S MUDISIRI 2016". Cover was released by PMG Sri Rajendra Kumar, Chairman of Alva's Foundation Mr. Mohan Alva, Philatelist Shri Mahaveer Kundur and other dignitaries.
- Sudhir Jain