The Golden Chariot , Bangalore : 2 April 2015
A special cover was released at Bangalore featuring Golden Chariot. The Golden Chariot is a luxury tourist train that connects the important tourist spots in the Indian states of Karnataka, Goa, Kerala & Tamil Nadu as well as Pondicherry, depending on the selected itinerary.
It is named after the Stone Chariot in the Vitthala Temple at Hampi. The 19 coaches on the train are coloured purple and gold, and sport the logo of a mythological animal with the head of an elephant and a body of a lion.
The train, along with the Deccan Odyssey, is designed on the lines of the more popular Palace on Wheels with accommodations, spa treatments and dining. It has been awarded the title of "Asia's Leading Luxury Train" at World Travel Awards, 2013. The train is operated by the Karnataka State Tourism Development Corporation and The Maple Group handles the hospitality services on the train.[
Special Cover from Guntur
Golden Jubilee Celebrations Sri Venkteswaras Balakuteer, Guntur (AP) : 18 March 2015
Courtesy : Sreejesh Krishnan - Trivandrum