20 October 2023

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"Anjal Attakasam"

"Anjal Attakasam" - India Post - theme Golu for Navratri at Tiruchirappalli H.O.

Golu exhibiting DoP products & services exhibited with cultural heritage & creativity by various Divisions of Central Region, Tamil Nadu Circle was inaugurated by Smt T.Nirmala Devi, PMG CR, Trichy on Oct 16, 2023 in the presence of Divisional Heads. - Courtesy: X (formerly Twitter) handle of Trichy Postal Region. The display is available for public view till Oct 24, 2023, at the H.O. premises.

Golu is the festive display of dolls and figurines in South India during the autumn festive season, particularly around the multi-day Navaratri festival of Hinduism. These displays are typically thematic, narrating a legend from a Hindu text to court life, weddings, everyday scenes, and miniature kitchen utensils. India Post Central Region has taken this opportunity to display postal schemes and services in Golu format.

-Kasinath R.

Thanjavur, Tamilnadu

World Postcard Day Celebrated  at Dehradun

In Dehradun  World Postcard Day was celebrated at Dehradun GPO on 1st Oct 2023.It was attended by Sh Ansuya Prasad Chamola, DPS Dehra Dun, Sr. Post Master, postal officials, eminent philatelists, and deltiologists of Dehra Dun. Tripti Gupta designed a postcard (privately printed) which was subsequently canceled by Dehradun Philatelic Bureau PPC. 

Mr Abhai Mishra, a noted philatelist of Dehradun addressed the audience, sharing anecdotes from the 200 years of Mussoorie's journey as a hill station. He even showcased his impressive album featuring rare postcards of Mussoorie.

This meeting was also a Postcrossing Meetup wherein several postcrossers exchanged and sent postcards to friends, family, and fellow post-crossers across the world.

- Tripti Gupta, Dehradun

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