FDC – Tripuraneni Gopichand – By India Post

First Day Cover – Tripuraneni Gopichand – By India Post

Tripuraneni Gopichand was a Telugu short story writer, novelist, editor, essayist, playwright and film director. Gopichand’s writings are remarkable for interplay of values, ideas and ‘isms’ – materialism, rationalism, existentialism, realism and humanism. He is especially celebrated for his second novel ‘Asamardhuni Jeevayatra’ (The Incompetent’s Life Journey). This is the first psychological novel in Telugu literature. Gopichand’s work Panditha Parameshwara Sastry Veelunama in 1963 was presented with the Sahitya Akademi Award – This was the first Telugu novel to win the award.

Date Of Issue:-08.09.2011.

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Indian Stamps – Tripuraneni Gopichand – By India Post

Stamps of India – Tripuraneni Gopichand – By India Post

Tripuraneni Gopichand was a Telugu short story writer, novelist, editor, essayist, playwright and film director. Gopichand’s writings are remarkable for interplay of values, ideas and ‘isms’ – materialism, rationalism, existentialism, realism and humanism. He is especially celebrated for his second novel ‘Asamardhuni Jeevayatra’ (The Incompetent’s Life Journey). This is the first psychological novel in Telugu literature. Gopichand’s work Panditha Parameshwara Sastry Veelunama in 1963 was presented with the Sahitya Akademi Award – This was the first Telugu novel to win the award.

Date Of Issue:-08.09.2011.

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Indian Stamps – Tejaji Maharaj – By India Post

Stamps of India – Tejaji Maharaj – By India Post

Veer Teja ji is considered to be folk-deity and worshiped in entire Rajasthan by all communities. He was born on in the family of Dhaulya gotra Nagavanshi Jats. His father was Chaudhary Tahar, a chieftain of Khirnal in Nagaur district in Rajasthan. His mother’s name was Sugna. Mother Sugna is believed to have got son Teja ji by the blessings of Nāga-deity.

Veer Teja was a great saint. A large number of temples of Veer Teja have been built in entire Rajasthan. It is believed that if a person suffering from snakebite goes to samadhi of Teja or puts a chord (tanti) in Tejaji’s name, he is cured. Teja ji is a demigod with the power to spare from death any snakebite victim who ties an amulet in Teja ji’s name. And to this day the priests of Teja ji’s temples go into trance and suck the poison out of snakebites and then tie a thread around the wrist or ankle of the victim. And it is believed that no one so treated will die from the bite.

Date Of Issue:-07.09.2011.

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Error & Varieties –Extra Perforation on M/S – Krishnadevaraya – By India Post

Error & Varieties –Extra Perforation on Miniature Sheet – Krishnadevaraya – By India Post

Krishnadevaraya who ruled the kingdom of Vijayanagara in between 1509-1529 was one of the greatest statesmen which medieval South India had produced. Called variously as ‘Kannadaraya’, ‘Sri Karnata Mahisa’ and ‘Kannada Rajya Ramaramana’, his rule saw all round prosperity of South India, culturally and materialistically. He was the son of Tuluva Narasanayaka and after the death of his brother Vira Narasimha ascended the throne of Vijayanagara in 1509.

The Vijaynagar Kingdom rose to its highest peak of glory during the reign of Krishna Deva Raya. Not only he was an able administrator and a great warrior but he was also a scholar, a poet, a musician and a kind king. He was loved very much by his subjects and he even treated his enemies with honor. He won all the wars he had waged during his rule.

Date Of Issue:-27.01.2011.

Contributed By:- R.S. Shah, Junagadh

FDC – Dev Narayan – By India Post

First Day Cover  – Dev Narayan – By India Post

Shri Devnarayan , an ancient Gurjar  warrior from Rajasthan  who is believed to have been an incarnation of Lord Vishnu , is worshipped as a folk deity, mostly in Rajasthan  and north-western Madhya Pradesh  . According to tradition, he was born to Sri Savai Bhoj and Sadu mata Gurjari  on the seventh day of the bright half (shukla saptami) of the month of Magh in the Hindu Calendar in Vikram Samvat  968 (911 AD). The epic of Devnarayan is one of the longest and most popular religious oral narratives of Rajasthan.  The epic of Devnarayan has been classified under the category of martial epics. The principal shrine of Devnaryan is located at Sawai Bhoj near Asind  town, the battlefield of Bagravat Bharat. Other significant shrines are at Demali, which is believed as the earliest shrine founded by Devnarayan himself and Malasari, where Devnarayan was born. Devnarayan is worshipped in these shrines in the form of an upright row of large sized bricks. The bricks are often kept bare, but sometimes the multi-colored tinsel is pasted over them.Another significant shrine of Devnarayan is located at Jodhpuriya  near Mashi dam in Tonk district .

Date Of Issue:-03.09.2011.

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Indian Stamps – Dev Narayan – By India Post

Stamps of India – Dev Narayan – By India Post

Shri Devnarayan , an ancient Gurjar  warrior from Rajasthan  who is believed to have been an incarnation of Lord Vishnu , is worshipped as a folk deity, mostly in Rajasthan  and north-western Madhya Pradesh  . According to tradition, he was born to Sri Savai Bhoj and Sadu mata Gurjari  on the seventh day of the bright half (shukla saptami) of the month of Magh in the Hindu Calendar in Vikram Samvat  968 (911 AD). The epic of Devnarayan is one of the longest and most popular religious oral narratives of Rajasthan.  The epic of Devnarayan has been classified under the category of martial epics. The principal shrine of Devnaryan is located at Sawai Bhoj near Asind  town, the battlefield of Bagravat Bharat. Other significant shrines are at Demali, which is believed as the earliest shrine founded by Devnarayan himself and Malasari, where Devnarayan was born. Devnarayan is worshipped in these shrines in the form of an upright row of large sized bricks. The bricks are often kept bare, but sometimes the multi-colored tinsel is pasted over them.Another significant shrine of Devnarayan is located at Jodhpuriya  near Mashi dam in Tonk district .

Date Of Issue:-03.09.2011.

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FDC – Surendra Nath Jauhar – By India Post

First Day Cover – Surendra Nath Jauhar – By India Post

Shri Jauhar was born on 13th August, 1903at village Vahalee, West Punjab (now in Pakistan) He joined the freedom struggle at the age of 16 in response to a call to the youth of the country by Mahatma Gandhi. As a leading Congressman of Delhi, he was thrown behind the bars several times, two of the longest spells being 15 months for reading the Purna Swaraj pledge in 1930, and for participating in the Quit India Movement from 1942 to 1944. He became an ardent devotee of Sri Aurobindo and the Mother in 1939. He gave away his land to establish the Sri Aurobindo Ashram – Delhi Branch in 1956, and also became the founder of Sri Aurobindo Education Society, under which he started The Mother’s International School in 1956 and Mirambika in 1982. Summarising his life, it can be said that he gave his all for the country – as a freedom fighter and later as a pioneer of man-making and value-oriented education.

Date Of Issue:-02.09.2011.

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Indian Stamps – Surendra Nath Jauhar – By India Post

Indian Stamps – Surendra Nath Jauhar – By India Post

Shri Jauhar was born on 13th August, 1903at village Vahalee, West Punjab (now in Pakistan) He joined the freedom struggle at the age of 16 in response to a call to the youth of the country by Mahatma Gandhi. As a leading Congressman of Delhi, he was thrown behind the bars several times, two of the longest spells being 15 months for reading the Purna Swaraj pledge in 1930, and for participating in the Quit India Movement from 1942 to 1944. He became an ardent devotee of Sri Aurobindo and the Mother in 1939. He gave away his land to establish the Sri Aurobindo Ashram – Delhi Branch in 1956, and also became the founder of Sri Aurobindo Education Society, under which he started The Mother’s International School in 1956 and Mirambika in 1982. Summarising his life, it can be said that he gave his all for the country – as a freedom fighter and later as a pioneer of man-making and value-oriented education.

Date Of Issue:-02.09.2011.

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