04 May 2017

New Stamp from India

1000th birth anniversary of Ramanujacharya

Date of Issue : 1 May 2017

Prime Minister Narendra Modi,  released a commemorative stamp in the denomination of Rs 25 on May 1, 2017 at New Delhi on the 1000th birth anniversary of Ramanujacharya, one of the most important exponents of the Sri Vaishnavism tradition of Hinduism.

New Special Covers

On 23rd April 2017, Karnataka Postal Circle released two special Covers.

1. Special Cover - KTK/39/2017 - Centenary celebrations of State Central Library, Bengaluru

In memory of Dewan of Mysore, Sir Seshadri Iyer for his selfless service and achievements, a memorial hall now called the State Central Library was built in European style during the year 1908 at the centre of rose garden at the lush green Cubbon Park, Bengaluru. The Library started functioning from this building in year 1915 and this special cover is released to mark completion of its 100 years.

 2. Special Cover - KTK/49/2017 - World Book and Copyright Day

World Book and Copyright Day is organized by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO),on 23rd April every year to promote reading, publishing and copyright.

: Suresh R. - Bangalore

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