31 July 2018

New Stamps from India

National Viral Hepatitis Control Program 

Date of Issue: July 28, 2018

Image Courtesy - Tiruchirapalli Philatelic Club

A commemorative postage stamp on  National Viral Hepatitis Control Program was released on 28th July at New Delhi by Manoj Sinha,Minister of communication and minister of state for railways.

India - South Africa Joint Issue

Date of Issue :26 July 2018

Damodar Hari Chapekar

Date of Issue : 8 July 2018

Dr M L Vasanthakumari

Date of Issue : 2 July 2018


Club News


Department of Post, India,(Bankura Division, W.B.) recently organized a philatelic exhibition at Bishnupur - “Mallabhumpex”2018. It was a two day long exhibition which had philatelists participating  from different places of West Bengal.

The programme included –

Design a stamp contest (sit anddraw)
Quiz contest
Dhai Akhar Letter writing competition; etc

Eeshita Basu   with  her exhibit on “Jewellery

The exhibition was inaugurated by Sri Shyamal Santra, Hon’ble Minister of State,Dept. of Panchayet, Rural Development and Public Health Engineering,Govt.of west Bengal . There was a special cover released on the famous “Dalmadol Canon” on this occasion.

Eeshita Basu   for her collection “Jewellery” was judged the winner of the competition along with Sri Devi Prasad Mondal who exhibited on “Antarctica”.

Special jury award was given to Sri Souvik Roy for his philatelic collection on “Rhinoceros”.

- Eshita Basu, Kolkata

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