My Stamp released with Gateway of India – Chinar Philatelic Exhibition – 2011

My Stamp released with Gateway of India – Chinar Philatelic Exhibition – 2011

Design – 21/51

The Gateway of India is situated on the waterfront in South Mumbai. Anyone coming to Mumbai from this harbor is greeted by the huge monument, which stands as a testimony to the imperial bygone era of the city. As you pass through the gate from the city side, the first scene that looms into view is that of the waterfront of South Mumbai. A popular harbor, it is used by a large number of people for traveling to the other parts of Bombay, especially the Elephanta Island.

The architecture of the Gateway of India comprises of a huge arch, which is approximately 26 m in height. The entire structure has been made by using yellow basalt and reinforced concrete. It has mainly been constructed as per the Indo-Saracenic style of architecture. One can also find the features of the Muslim architectural styles that were very much popular in Gujarat in the 16th century. The top of the monument stands adorned with a central dome, which has a diameter of 15 m.

Date Of Issue:-26.09.2011.

Complete 25 designs of Buddhist Heritage Sites  issued during Jammu Stamp Show 2011.View at a Glance, Click on below link:-

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Complete 17 designs of Jammu Sites  issued during Jammu Stamp Show 2011.View at a Glance, Click on below link:-

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 Complete 31 designs of UNESCO Heritage Sites  issued during Jammu Stamp Show 2011.View at a Glance, Click on below link:-

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Complete 51 designs of Chinar Philatelic Exhibition  issued during Chinar 2011.View at a Glance, Click on below link:-

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My Stamp released with Floating Post Office – Chinar Philatelic Exhibition – 2011

My Stamp released with Floating Post Office – Chinar Philatelic Exhibition – 2011

Design – 13/51

During Chinar J & K Philatelic Exhibition -2011, 51 designs of  were introduced.

Floating Post Office cum Museum, Dal Lake, Srinagar

Dal Lake, one of God’s wonderful creation in the Paradise on Earth, is a fascinating icon of the Kashmir tourism industry. The sparkling quiet waters of Dal Lake surrounded by snow-capped mountains on its three sides, undoubtedly mark it as one of the most beautiful lakes of India. Enchanting houseboats and enthralling Shikaras present some of the splendid scenery of the Dal Lake. Now, added to this, Dal Lake, Srinagar also hosts the first Floating Post Office cum Museum, aimed to attract the tourists visiting Kashmir.

This was launched on 22 Aug 2011 in Srinagar by Shri Sachin Pilot, Minister of State for Communications & IT and Shri Omar Abdullah, Chief Minister J & K . The launch function was presided over by Dr Farooq Abdullah, Minister for New and Renewable Energy. Docked on the serene and quite waters of the Dal Lake, Floating Post Office cum Museum, housed in a house boat, offers a large range of postal services, apart from Post shop and Postal museum. Shri Pilot lauded the initiative and said  that “this innovation by India Post will be a boon for the tourists visiting the lake.  It was a befitting tribute to the lake, which is one of the most famous and often quoted symbols of Kashmir, and often referred to as the crown of Kashmir “.

Date Of Issue:-26.09.2011.

Complete 51 designs of Chinar Philatelic Exhibition  issued during Chinar 2011.View at a Glance, Click on below link:-

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My Stamp released with Gulmarg in Winter – Chinar Philatelic Exhibition – 2011

My Stamp released with Gulmarg in Winter – Chinar Philatelic Exhibition – 2011

Design – 12/51

During Chinar J & K Philatelic Exhibition -2011, 51 designs of  were introduced.

Gulmarg’s legendary beauty, is a town, a hill station, prime location and proximity to Srinagar naturally make it one of the premier hill resorts in the country. Originally called ‘Gaurimarg’ by shepherds, its present name was given in the 16th century by Sultan Yusuf Shah, who was inspired by the sight of its grassy slopes emblazoned with wild flowers. Gulmarg was a favourite haunt of Emperor Jehangir who once collected 21 different varieties of flowers from here. Today Gulmarg is not merely a mountain resort of exceptional beauty- it also has the highest green golf course in the world, at an altitude of 2,650 m, and is the country’s premier ski resort in the winter.

Date Of Issue:-26.09.2011.

Complete 51 designs of Chinar Philatelic Exhibition  issued during Chinar 2011.View at a Glance, Click on below link:-

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My Stamp released with Gulmarg in Summer – Chinar Philatelic Exhibition – 2011

My Stamp released with Gulmarg in Summer – Chinar Philatelic Exhibition – 2011

Design – 11/51

During Chinar J & K Philatelic Exhibition -2011, 51 designs of  were introduced.

Gulmarg’s legendary beauty, is a town, a hill station, prime location and proximity to Srinagar naturally make it one of the premier hill resorts in the country. Originally called ‘Gaurimarg’ by shepherds, its present name was given in the 16th century by Sultan Yusuf Shah, who was inspired by the sight of its grassy slopes emblazoned with wild flowers. Gulmarg was a favourite haunt of Emperor Jehangir who once collected 21 different varieties of flowers from here. Today Gulmarg is not merely a mountain resort of exceptional beauty- it also has the highest green golf course in the world, at an altitude of 2,650 m, and is the country’s premier ski resort in the winter.

Date Of Issue:-26.09.2011.

Complete 51 designs of Chinar Philatelic Exhibition  issued during Chinar 2011.View at a Glance, Click on below link:-

https://www.indianstampghar.com/series-1/

Special Covers – Dal Lake, Srinagar – By India Post

Special Covers – Dal Lake, Srinagar – By India Post

Cancellation from Floating Post Office cum Museum

Date Of Issue:-22.08.2011.

Contributed By:-J.L.Dhar, Srinagar