Incredible India – Picture Post Card – Golden Temple, Harmandir Sahib – By India Post
The Golden Temple is in Amritsar, located in Northern Punjab, India. It is the central gurdwara or worship place, for all Sikhs in the world. Its proper name is Harmandir , which means “Temple of God” and is respectfully referred to as Darbar Sahib(meaning “court of the Lord”). Darbar Harmandir Sahib is popularly known as the Golden Temple because of its unique features.
Issued By:- India Post
1935 First Day Cover – Silver Jubilee Set Of 7 Stamps
1/2 a Gateway of India, 9p Victoria Memorial, 1a Rameshwaram Temple, 1 1/4a Jain Temple, 2 1/2a Taj Mahal, 3 1/2a Golden Temple, 8a Mandalay Pagoda
Cover sent from Karachi To Bhopal, Delivery Post Mark 9th May, 1935
Date Of Issue :-6th May, 1935
The Uganda postal service ‘Posta Uganda’ has commemorated 100 years of Sikh presence in the country by issuing four postage stamps.
The four stamps depicted the gurdwara on Sikh Road, Kampala; the Khanda, the Nishan Sahib and the Darbar Sahib in Amritsar.
This is the first time that a country has issued four triangular stamps in recognition of the contribution of the Sikh community.
The stamps were released jointly by Posta Uganda and invited members of the Sikh community, with high court judge Lady Justice Catherine Bagumeriere as the chief guest.