17 May 2018

New Stamp from India



MV Arunachalam



Date of Issue : 15 May 2018



India Post issued a commemorative stamp on Shri MV Arunachalam, Industrialist, Murugappa Groups, Chennai. on 15th May 2018.





11 May 2018

New Special Covers



Poojya Shri Dr. Basavalinga Pattaddevaru, Hiremath Samsthan , Bhalki




Poojya Shri Dr. Basavalinga Pattaddevaru is a distinguished and eminent personality. He is popularly known as Kannada Jangama of Kannada Matha. He is the founder president of Hiremath Samsthana Vidyapeetha Trust ®, Bhalki. He is a renowned educationalist, social reformer, innovative writer and president of modem Anubhav Mantapa. He is also a pioneer of Vachana University. He has profoundly contributed to art, literature, education, society and religion. His work is also extended to many fields such as adoption of orphan children, emancipation of women, dalits and downtrodden. He finds happiness in the welfare of society. His initiatives influenced many spheres of human activities. It transformed the society and life of underprivileged and oppressed ones. Considering his selfless and boundless service to humanity, he has been conferred with many awards such as Karnataka Rajyotsava Prashasthi and Suvarna Karnataka Ekikarana Puraskar and Honorary Doctorate by Gulbarga university. 


 Marble Statue of Dr. B.R.Ambedkar


Statue of Equality - The 10 feet tall marble statue of Dr. B R Ambedkar, architect of Indian Constitution is another beautiful landmark of heritage city Mysuru. The statue weighing 9 ton is sculpted on best quality white marble by famous Sculptor Sri. Arun Yogi raj . The statue stands on a 5 feet pedestal in 23 feet diameter dome made of copper with gold plating near Sri Rangacharlu Memorial Town hall based on the model of Sri Jayachamarajendra Wadiyar Statue and joins the list of famous statues of Mysuru. This Special Cover is released on the occasion of unveiling of the statue. 

-Suresh.R
Bengaluru

04 May 2018

New Special Covers


Birth Centenary of Dr. B.P. Radhakrishna - 30 April 2018 , Science Institute P.O.




Dr. B.P. Radhakrishna (BPR) was the doyen of post-independent Indian Geology. An institution builder par excellence and a distinguished editor, he was a liberal humanist who personified the best of Indian cultural and civilizational values. By his commitment and probity in scientific pursuits, he became the conscience keeper of the Indian Geoscience Community. 
This special cover is released to mark the Birth Centenary of Dr. B.P. Radhakrishna. 


Buddha Purnima : 30 April 2018 ,Bangalore





Buddha Purnima is traditionally celebrated to commemorate the birth of Gautama Buddha, the founder of Buddhism. It is also celebrated in South and Southeast Asia as Vesak which also acknowledges the enlightenment and death of Buddha. Department of Posts is happy to release a special cover and a special cancellation on this occasion.

- Suresh R. , Bangalore



29 April 2018

Results of PCI Elections at Chennai


PCI Elections - 29 April 2018




Congratulations winners !

Winners of institutional representatives of PCI where election was conducted. 


Ajit Kr Dash, Prof VK Gupta

V K Gupta - New Delhi 
Ajit Kumar Dash - Odisha 
Binod Kumar Jain - North East

All other states  elected one person without opposition.

Winners of life members of PCI governing council



Kaizad F Toddywala - 85 votes
Anilkumar Reddy  - 79 votes
Rajesh Kumar Bagri - 77 votes
Ramu M S  - 75 votes
Ajay Kumar Mittal - 68 votes
Kapil Gogoi - 61 votes 


Courtesy : Mohanchandran Nair from Chennai

Indian Theme on foreign postal stationery





Post Card of China on Indian Theme – 2004
China issued a post card on 50th Anniversary of the Proclamation of Five Principles of Peaceful Co-existence (Panch Sheel) signed on 29 April 1954 at Beijing.
The Post Card shows a Chinese Leader with Indian Leaders namely Jawahar Lal Nehru,Dr S Rdhakrishnan, Dr Rajendra Prasad. The Stamp Design shows Doves over the globe and a Rainbow.
- Sahil Thapar
New Special Cover


Ambedkar Jayanti






Bharatha Rathna Dr. Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar popularly known as Baba Saheb Ambedkar was an eminent jurist who fought to eradicate social evils like untouchability and caste restrictions. He is called as the "Father of Indian Constitution" who fought for the rights of Dalits and other downtrodden classes. He relentlessly fought along with other national leaders to ensure liberty, fraternity and unity of all section of the society.

With the patronage of the Government of Karnataka, Ananda Social & Educational Trust established and manages the Dr. B.R. Ambedkar Medical College & Hospital, Mathrushri Ramabai Ambedkar Dental College & Hospital and Mathrushri Bheemabai Ambedkar College of Nursing and other Paramedical courses covering diploma, graduate and post graduate studies and research. The educational and health services of the colleges and hospitals are availed by thousands of students, patients with the help of eminent doctors and staff with all professional and technical facilities. Free health services are provided to the poor and needy people.

Dr. B.R. Ambedkar Medical College & Hospital, Bengaluru  commemorated Dr. B.R. Ambedkar's Birth Anniversary by releasing this special cover.

-Suresh.R, Bengaluru

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