Permanent Pictorial Cancellation (1) -Pictorial Postmark – Kakatiya Gate – Warangal – Andhra Pradesh

Special Cover Inauguration of Pictorial Postmark Kakatiya Gate Wrangal  – Andhra Pradesh

Warangal is the district headquarters  of Andhra Pradesh. Warangal is located 148 Km northeast of the state capital of Hyderabad and is the administrative headquarters of Warangal District. Warangal area is a combination of: Warangal, Hanmakonda and Kazipet.

Warangal was the capital of Kakatiya kingdom ruled by the Kakatiya dynasty from the 12th to the 14th centuries. The Kakatiyas left many monuments, including an impressive fortress, four massive stone gateways, the Swayambhu temple dedicated toShiva, and the Ramappa temple situated near Ramappa Lake.

On 28 February 2013, Warangal was accorded World Heritage place status by UNESCO.

Date Of Cancellation:-01.08.1975.

Kakatiya Gate cancellation

Permanent Pictorial Cancellations (2) – India – Inaugural Cover – Sculpture – Perur – Tamilnadu

Pictorial Cancellations – India – Inaugural Cover
The Inaugural cover of Pictorial Cancellation  on Perur ,Coimbatore  (Tamil Nadu) dated 03 Feb 1976.  Cover illustration shows Perur Patteeswarar Temple.

Perur is a neighbourhood located on western side of Coimbatore.
Perur is very famous for its very old Perur Pateeswarar Temple (Siva
Temple). The temple was built by Karikala cholan. Other than this
temple there are numerous other temples and many wedding halls.
Just 500 m away from the main temple is the bank of Noyyal river.
People arrive here round the year to perform the rituals of deceased
people. The cancellation depicts famous Patteeswarar temple

Date Of Cancellation:-03.02.1976.