My Stamp – Gateway Of India, Mumbai – By India Post

My Stamp – Gateway Of India, Mumbai – By India Post

The Gateway of India is synonymous with Mumbai. It is the most famous monument of Mumbai and is the starting point for most tourists who want to explore the city. Gateway of India is a great historical monument built during the British rule in the country. It was built as a triumphal arch to commemorate the visit of King George V and Queen Mary to Mumbai (then, Bombay). Gateway of India was built at Apollo Bunder, a popular meeting place. It was designed by the British architect, George Wittet.

The Gateway has also been referred to as the Taj Mahal of Mumbai

Date Of Issue:-February 2016.

Gateway Of India My stamp

My Stamp – Mahabodhi Temple, Bodh Gaya – By India Post

My Stamp – Mahabodhi Temple, Bodh Gaya – By India Post

The Mahabodhi Temple Complex is one of the four holy sites related to the life of the Lord Buddha, and particularly to the attainment of Enlightenment. The first temple was built by Emperor Asoka in the 3rd century B.C., and the present temple dates from the 5th or 6th centuries. It is one of the earliest Buddhist temples built entirely in brick, still standing in India, from the late Gupta period.

UNESCO World Heritage Site

Date Of Issue:-February 2016.

Mahabodhi Temple 2016

 

My Stamp – New Series – Sun Temple Konark – By India Post

My Stamp – New Series – Sun Temple, Konark – By India Post

On the shores of the Bay of Bengal, bathed in the rays of the rising sun, the temple at Konarak is a monumental representation of the sun god Surya’s chariot; its 24 wheels are decorated with symbolic designs and it is led by a team of six horses. Built in the 13th century, it is one of India’s most famous Brahman sanctuaries.

UNESCO World Heritage Site

Date Of issue:-February 2016.

My Stamp Sun Temple Konark

Special Cover – National Heritage: Maharaja Agarsen Ki Baoli – By India Post.

Special Cover – National Heritage: Maharaja Agarsen Ki Baoli – By India Post.

Maharaja Agrasen ki Baoli in Delhi, consisting of 103 steps made of red stone. The Baoli was originally built by Maharaja Agrasen, in the Mahabharat era, and later rebuilt by the Agrawal community in the 14th century, most probably during the Tughlaq period. It is located on Hailey Road near Cannought Place in Delhi, India, in the vicinity of Jantar Mantar. It is now a protected monument by the Archeological Survey of India (ASI), and has a mammoth board indicating it’s national importance.

Date Of Issue:-17.02.2016.

Special Cover 2016

My Stamp – New Series – Ellora Caves, World Heritage Site – By India Post

My Stamp – New Series – Ellora Caves, World Heritage Site – By India Post

The Ellora Caves are an impressive complex of Buddhist, Hindu and Jain cave temples built between the 6th and 10th centuries AD near the ancient Indian village of Ellora. The caves have a slightly less dramatic setting than those at Ajanta, but more exquisite sculptures. Ellora is a World Heritage Site and the most visited ancient monument in Maharashtra State.

Date Of issue:-15.02.2016.

My stamp 2016

 

Special Cover – Dharwad Fort – Dharpex-83, – Dharwad Karnataka

Special Cover – Dharwad Fort – Dharpex-83, – Dharwad Karnataka

The word ‘Dharwad’ means a place of rest in a long travel or a small habitation. Another theory is: during the Vijayanagara rule of Dharwad, there was a ruler named Dharav and Dharwad got its name from him.

Pictorial Cancellation

Date Of Issue:-10.12.1983.

Dharwad Special Cover

Presentation Pack Miniature Sheet -India Singapore Joint Issue

Presentation Pack  Miniature Sheet -India Singapore Joint Issue

Singapore issued a presentation pack containing a Miniature sheet with two stamps -One Singapore stamp & One Indian Rs25 stamp from the India-Singapore Joint issue.

PRESENTATION PACK INDIA-SINGAPORE JOINT ISSUE
PRESENTATION PACK INDIA-SINGAPORE JOINT ISSUE

 

INDIA-SINGAPORE JOINT ISSUE MINIATURE SHEET
INDIA-SINGAPORE JOINT ISSUE MINIATURE SHEET

 

India-Singapore Joint Issue Miniature Sheet
India-Singapore Joint Issue Miniature Sheet

Special Cover 2015 –Indian Institute of Architect W Bengal Chapter– India Post

Special Cover  2015 –Indian Institute of Architect W Bengal Chapter–  India Post

Date Of Issue  : 18.12.2015

Contributed By : Mr Vijay Kumar Jain

Indian Institute of Architect
Indian Institute of Architect