Special Cover, Wild Life Sanctuary Bandipur, Project Tiger, Pictorial Cancellation,

Special Cover, Wild Life Sanctuary Bandipur, Project Tiger, Pictorial Cancellation,

The Bandipur National Park and Tiger Reserve is situated in Mysore and Chamarajanagar (Gundlupet taluk) districts of Karnataka state.

Date Of Cancellation:- 23.06.1978.

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Special Cover – National High School Diamond Jubilee – Bangalore

Special Cover – National High School Diamond Jubilee – Bangalore.

Date Of Issue:-27.01.1978.

Contributed By:- Mr Sushil Mehra, Bangalore

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Special Covers 1978

Special Cover – Sri Ramakrishna Vidyashala Mysore

Special Cover – Sri Ramakrishna Vidyashala Mysore

Silver Jubilee Celebration

“Science when well digested is nothing but good sense and reason” – Stainslaus.

The monogram symbolises the combination of all yogas – Jnana, Karma, Bhakti and Raja Yoga which help to realise the Paramatman which is represented by the Swan in the middle of monogram.

The cover picture shows the Swimming Pool of the school and is equipped with water purification plant.

Date Of Issue:-22.01.1978.

Contributed By;- Mr Muralidhra, Bangalore

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Special Cover – Sri Ramakrishna Vidyashala Mysore

Special Cover – Sri Ramakrishna Vidyashala Mysore

Silver Jubilee Celebration

“Reading maketh a ready man” says Bacon. The school provides a congenial atmosphere for improving academic standards.

The monogram symbolises the combination of all yogas – Jnana, Karma, Bhakti and Raja Yoga which help to realise the Paramatman which is represented by the Swan in the middle of monogram.

The cover depicts the School band troop. It is considered the best troop in the city and is reputed for its display.

Date Of Issue:-21.01.1978.

Contributed By;- Mr Muralidhra, Bangalore

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Special Cover – Sri Ramakrishna Vidyashala Mysore

Special Cover – Sri Ramakrishna Vidyashala Mysore

Silver Jubilee Celebration

The motif of the cancellation is Fire diving and the monogram. “We want muscles of iron and nerves of steel” said Swami Vivekananda. The fire diving is a part of the athletic training given to boys. It requires agility, accuracy. and daring heart.

The monogram symbolises the combination of all yogas – Jnana, Karma, Bhakti and Raja Yoga which help to realise the Paramatman which is represented by the Swan in the middle of monogram.

The cover depicts the four-floor building accommodating 350 students.

Date Of Issue:-20.01.1978.

Contributed By;- Mr Muralidhra, Bangalore

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Special Covers 1978

 

Special Covers 1978

Special Cover – Youth Philately – By India Post

Special Cover – Youth Philately – By India Post

Date of Issue:- 01.01.1978.

Contributed By:- Mr Sandeep Chaurasia, Gorakhpur

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Permanent Pictorial Cancellation – Lion-tailed macaque – Kalakad – Tamilnadu – Special Covers

Permanent Pictorial Cancellation –  Lion-tailed macaque – Kalakad –  Tamilnadu – Special Covers

Kalakkad is a town located in Tirunelveli district. Kalakkadu Wild Life Sanctuary is situated in area of 223 sq kms in the Tirunelveli District, including the foothills of Western Ghats and the adjoining area. The flora ranges from forests of tropical wet ever-green to Tropical dry deciduous and thorn forest at down hills. Lion tailed Macaque, Nilgiri Langur, Bonnet Macaque and Common Langur, Nilgiri Tahr, sambar, Sloth Bear, gaur, Elephant, Tiger, Flying Squirrel, Panther, Wild Dog, Pangoline are some of the wild life seen in the sanctuary. Besides, a wide range of birds and reptiles could be seen.

The cancellation depicts Lion tailed macaque.

Date of Cancellation:- 03.10.1978.

Contributed By:- Mr Sandeep Chaurasia, Gorakhpur

Kalakkad PMK

Permanent Pictorial Cancellation – (1) – Srirangapatna – Karnataka

Permanent Pictorial Cancellation –  (1) – Srirangapatna – Tiruchirappalli – Karnataka

Srirangapatna is a town in Mandya district, located near the city of Mysore. It is of great religious, cultural and historic importance. The town takes its name from the celebrated Ranganathaswamy temple which dominates the town, making Srirangapattana one of the most important Vaishnavite centers of pilgrimage in south India.

The Gumbaz is a large mausoleum in the middle of an expansive garden that houses the cenotaphs of Tipu Sultan, his father Hyder Ali and mother Fakr-Un-Nisa. In fact Tipu Sultan built the Gumbaz as a fitting tribute to his heroic father.

It’s designed in the typical Persian style, with large rectangular garden with the pathways leading the central structure. The Gumbaz stands on an elevated platform at the center of the garden.

The cancellation depicts Gumbaz.

Date of Introduction  :- 20.10.1978.

SWrirangapatna PMK

Permanent Pictorial Cancellation – (4) – Rameswaram – Pamban Bridge – Tamilnadu

Permanent Pictorial Cancellation –  (4) – Rameswaram – Pamban Bridge – Tamilnadu

The temple and the island of Rameswaram have acquired this name because, Lord Rama worshipped Lord Shiva, the God of Gods here on return from Sri Lanka. According to legend, after killing Ravana Lord Rama returned with his consort Goddess Seetha to India first stepping on the shores of Rameswaram. To expiate the “dosha” of killing a brahmin, Lord Rama wanted to offer worship to Lord Shiva. Since there was no shrine in the island had despatched Sri Hauman to Kailash to bring an idol of Lord Shiva.

Rameswaram, is a town in the Ramanathapuram district. It is located on Pamban Island separated from mainland India by the Pamban channel and is about 50 kilometres from Mannar Island, Sri Lanka. It is situated in the Gulf of Mannar, at the very tip of the Indian peninsula. Pamban Island, also known as Rameswaram Island, is connected to mainland India by the Pamban Bridge.

Pamban Bridge is one type of cantilever bridge connects Rameswaram of Pamban Island to Tamil Nadu, India. It was first Sea Bridge and the second longest sea bridge in India (after Bandra Worli Sea Link). The bridge is located at the world’s second “highly corrosive environment” and cyclone-prone high wind velocity zone.

The cancellation depicts Pamban Bridge.

Date of Cancellation:-07.03.1978.

Rameshwaram Cancellation

Permanent Pictorial cancellations – Palani – Tamilnadu – Special Cover

Permanent Pictorial cancellations – Palani – Tamilnadu – Special Cover

Palani is a city in the Dindigul district located about 100 km South-east of Coimbatore City and 60 km west of Dindigul. It is the location of the far-famed temple of the god Kartikeya, resorted to by more than 7 million devotees each year. The Dhandayuthapani Temple is one of the sacred shrines of Lord Murugan, worshipped in the form of Kaumaram. The architectural style of the temple has been influenced by the Pandyas and has a gold gopuram on the main garbhagriha. The cancellation depict symbolic representation of Danthayuthapani temple.

Date Of Cancellation:- 08.09.1978.

Palani Cancellation