Special Cover – State Bank of India , Kozhikode – By India Post

Special Cover – State Bank of India , Kozhikode – By India Post

As the State Bank of India main branch completes 150 years.

Date of Issue:-15.10.2013.

Contributed By:- Mr Rasheed Makkada, Calicut

State Bank of India, Kozhikode, Special Cover
State Bank of India, Kozhikode, Special Cover

Pictorial Cancellation – Naval Base – Visakhapatnam – Special Cover

Pictorial Cancellation – Naval Base – Visakhapatnam – Special Cover

Date Of cancellation:-26.10.1985.

Special Cover 1985

Pictorial Cancellation – Naval Base – Visakhapatnam – Special Cover

Pictorial Cancellation – Naval Base – Visakhapatnam – Special Cover

Date Of cancellation:-25.10.1985.

Special Cover 1985

Special Cover – INS Sahyadri – By India Post

Special Cover – INS Sahyadri  – By India Post

The defence minister A K Antonyon July 21 commissioned warship ‘INS Sahyadri’ into the Indian Navy. The warship Sahyadri is the third of the indigenously designed and constructed stealth frigates of the Shivalik Class, built by Mazgaon Dock Limited in Mumbai. ships has been named after the Sahyadri Mountain range which extends from the Gujarat-Maharashtra border south of river ‘Tapti’ to Kanyakumari across Karnataka and Kerala.

The crest of Sahyadri depicts two ‘Gurj’ swords-the traditional weapon used by warriors of the Sahyadri region, against the backdrop of the majestic Sahyadri Hills.

Date of Issue:-21.07.2012.

Contributed By:- Mr Lawrence lyngdoh, Shilong

Special Covers, Carried Covers, Special Cancellation Covers of 2012.View at a Glance, Click on below link:-

https://www.indianstampghar.com/spl-2012/

 

Stamps Of India – 50 Years of Customs Act, 1962 – India Post

50 Years of Customs Act, 1962 – Stamps  Of India – India Post

Union Minister of Communication & Information Technology, Kapil Sibal, while issuing the first commemorative postage stamp on Indian Customs, remarked that the commemorative stamp is being issued to acknowledge the sincere efforts of the Customs Administration in nation building and in guarding our economic frontiers.

The stamp released on the occasion depicts the Customs Department as guardians of the economic frontier of the country. It symbolizes the vigil exercised by the Customs officers.

Sibal expressed hope that the release of the commemorative stamp would inspire the officers of the department to garner the much needed revenue and also to strive to meet the commitments made in its Citizen’s Charter.

Date Of Issue:- 26.07.2012.

2012 Indian Stamps  At a Glance, Click on below link:-

https://www.indianstampghar.com/indian-stamps-2012/

2011 Indian Stamps  At a Glance, Click on below link:-

https://www.indianstampghar.com/indian-stamps-2011/

Special Cover – Bosco Public School – By India Post

Special Cover – Bosco Public School – By India Post

Bosco Public School, Delhi has been imparting education since 1985 with the motto “Knowledge is the road to power”

Date Of Issue:-19.10.2011.

Stamps of India – The Punjab Regiment & 1 Para (SF) (1 Punjab) – By India Post

India Stamps – The Punjab Regiment & 1 Para (SF) (1 Punjab) – By India Post

Date Of Issue:-12.10.2011.

Error & Varieties – National Council of Education & Dr Triguna Sen – By India Post

Error & Varieties – Triguna Sen – By India Post

Normal Stamp plus error stamp, perforation shifted on left resulted in two denomination in one stamp, smaller stamp become bigger and bigger stamp become smaller.,two year in one stamp, and one stamp is without denomination and year. Marked with arrows.

Dr. Triguna Sen was born on 24 December 1905 at Solhet (now part of Bangladesh) he was an eminent educationist ardent freedom fighter able administrator and good parliamentarian.  He was instrumental in establishing Jadavpur University at Kolkatta.  He was elected President Alumni Association of National Council of Education Bengal, Jadavpur University.  He was also Union Minister for education and Minister for Petroleum for brief spell.  He passed away on 11th January 1998.

Date Of Issue:-24.12.2010.

Contributed By:-A Jain

 

 

Readers Desk – Private Cover

Dear Sir,

I am sending a scan Special cover issued by Naval Philatelic Society on 08 Oct 2011 to commemorate the birth centenary of first Chief of Naval Staff of the Indian Navy. This special Cover has been designed by Cdr (Retd) UN Acharya, Secretary, NPS India.

Vice Admiral Ram Dass Katari (1911-1984), was the first Indian Chief of the Naval Staff, from 22 Apr 1958 to 04 Jun 1962. Admiral Katari was born in Chingleput (about 40 miles from Chennai) on 08 Oct 1911. He has the unique triple distinction of being the first cadet to join the Training Ship Dufferin, when this institution was founded in 1927, to be first winner of the Viceroys Gold Medal and to become the first Member representative ex-Cadets on the Governing Body of the Dufferin. He is also the first Indian to become an Admiral, he has the proud distinction of holding many firsts in academic and professional careers.

Another co-incidence, daughter of Adm Katari, Lalita Katari is married to Admiral Ram Das, 13th Chief of Naval Staff (from 01 Dec 1990  to 29 Sep 1993)!

You may like to inform the readers of your news letter as deemed fit.

Contributed By:- Commodore KK Chandra,  Retd.

NOIDA – 201 301,UP, INDIA

 


First Day Cover – The Punjab Regiment & 1 Para (SF) (1 Punjab) – By India Post

First Day Cover – The Punjab Regiment & 1 Para (SF) (1 Punjab) – By India Post

Date Of Issue:-12.10.2011.