A special cover was released on 22nd February 2018to commemorate 140 years of Shri Raghunath Priya Sadhu Maharaj, Sukshetra Chimmad, which is well known as spiritual Gateway, Devotion & the centre of knowledge and also recognised as Tapanashi & Kashi of North Karnataka.
Russia post released a stamp to celebrate 100th anniversary of re-establishment of the patriarchate in Russia on 29th November 2017 depicting Saint Tikhon, Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia 1917–1923, and in the background the Cathedral of Christ the Savior in Moscow.
A special cover was released on 24th February 2018 at Manipal on T.Upendra A Pai co-founder of Syndicate Bank.
Tonse Upendra Ananth Pai (26 Nov 1895 - 13 Dec 1956) co-founded Syndicate Bank to promote the financial inclusion of the weaving and farming communities. The Bank prompted the formation of Manipal Power Press known as Manipal Technologies Limited to day. He initiated several infrastructure projects and was committed to the betterment of society which earned him the title - "a one-man public works department."
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