30 January 2019

Tributes to Father of Nation

Martyrs' Day 2019: Remembering Mahatma Gandhi

Mahatma Gandhi, the father of the nation and the hero of India's independence, died on this day, that is January 30, back in 1948. On January 30 today, India  marks the death anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi as Martyrs' Day, credited significantly for uniting several streams in India's freedom movement with non-violence.Mahatma Gandhi, the man who led India to freedom from the oppressive British colonial rule, was assassinated on January 30, 1948 at the age of 78.

A special Cover was released today by Karnataka Postal Circle at Bidar on Leprosy Awareness Campaign.

Courtesy - Jagannath Mani, Bangalore : Philately Promoters WA Group

A Special Holographic Cover on 71st Death Anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi is  issued as part of 150th Birth Anniversary Year celebrations . It is released today in Kolkata in Limited numbers of 150 pieces only.

This is first of its kind in India on an  Round Shaped Envelope with digital printing on both side with Special Holographic Effect on the Face with India's first round shaped stamp of Gandhiji.Only 150 covers has been made with Rs.5 Round Stamp of Mahatma Gandhi. 

Courtesy - Atish Jain : Philatelic Exhibitions WA Group

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