My Stamp – Mahabodhi Temple, Bodh Gaya – By India Post
The Mahabodhi Temple Complex is one of the four holy sites related to the life of the Lord Buddha, and particularly to the attainment of Enlightenment. The first temple was built by Emperor Asoka in the 3rd century B.C., and the present temple dates from the 5th or 6th centuries. It is one of the earliest Buddhist temples built entirely in brick, still standing in India, from the late Gupta period.
UNESCO World Heritage Site
Date Of Issue:-February 2016.
My Stamp – New Series – Sun Temple, Konark – By India Post
On the shores of the Bay of Bengal, bathed in the rays of the rising sun, the temple at Konarak is a monumental representation of the sun god Surya’s chariot; its 24 wheels are decorated with symbolic designs and it is led by a team of six horses. Built in the 13th century, it is one of India’s most famous Brahman sanctuaries.
UNESCO World Heritage Site
Date Of issue:-February 2016.
My Stamp – New Series – Ellora Caves, World Heritage Site – By India Post
The Ellora Caves are an impressive complex of Buddhist, Hindu and Jain cave temples built between the 6th and 10th centuries AD near the ancient Indian village of Ellora. The caves have a slightly less dramatic setting than those at Ajanta, but more exquisite sculptures. Ellora is a World Heritage Site and the most visited ancient monument in Maharashtra State.
Date Of issue:-15.02.2016.
UNESCO World Heritage Site – Sundarbans Bengal Tiger – PPC – By India Post
The Sundarbans mangrove forest, one of the largest such forests in the world. It is adjacent to the border of India’s Sundarbans World Heritage site inscribed in 1987. The site is intersected by a complex network of tidal waterways, mudflats and small islands of salt-tolerant mangrove forests, and presents an excellent example of ongoing ecological processes. The area is known for its wide range of fauna, including 260 bird species, the Bengal tiger and other threatened species such as the estuarine crocodile and the Indian python.
UNESCO Heritage Site – Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus, – PPC – By India Post
UNESCO World Heritage Site ,Railway Station, Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus, Designed By W Stevens, Victoria Terminus, India Post
UNESCO Heritage Site – Chittorgarh Fort – PPC – By India Post
Chittorgarh Fort is one of the largest forts in India It is a World Heritage Site. The fort, popularly known as Chittor was the capital of Mewar and is today situated in Chittorgarh.
Chittorgarh, also called Chittaur, from the 7th century to the 16th, was the capital of Mewar under the Rajputs. Chittaur evokes memories of great heroism and sacrifice by Rajput men and women in the intermittent battles that they had to fight against invaders from Northwest or Delhi. Chittaur witnessed both the ravages of war and the triumphs of the spirit. Allaudin Khilji who coveted Queen Padmini of Chittaur, invaded the city in 1303 A.D. Queen Padmini and the women of the court sacrificed themselves in a pyre of fire rather than submit to anybody.
During October, 2012 Philatelic Exhibition on Gandhi at Jammu, 04 designs ( Series 9 ) of Mahatma Gandhi were introduced during October 01 – 04, 2012.
Design No 1