February 24, 2020

TUMKURPEX 2020 - Special Covers (1)

Tumkurpex 2020, Distric level Philatelic Exhibition was led at Sri Siddivinayaka Seva Mandali, Vinayakanagara, Tumkur from 21st to 23rd February 2020. 


On the first day of the Exhibition 6 special covers were released at the venue.


Cover Code: KTK/24/2020

 Cover Code: KTK/25/2020

 Cover Code: KTK/26/2020

 Cover Code: KTK/27/2020

 Cover Code: KTK/28/2020

 Cover Code: KTK/29/2020

Courtesy: Jagannath Mani, Bengaluru.
 

February 23, 2020

Rourpex 2019

Two special covers were released at ROURPEX 2019 on 20th and 21st July 2019 at Rourkela.


Courtesy: Sreejesh Krishnan.

Tula Kremlin

Russia Post released a souvenir sheet to celebrate the 00th Anniversary of the Tula Kremlin 0n 23rd January 2020 depicting images of  the buildings of the Tula Kremlin: the Tula Museum of Samovars, the Cathedral of the Assumption, the Tower of Odoevsky gate, and the Tula State Museum of Arms. 

The Tula Kremlin is an outstanding monument of the Russian defense architecture of the 16th century. It was built on a strategic approach of great significance and for several centuries, it used to protect the southern frontiers of the Russian state from Crimean Tatar raids and was a major element of the Great Abatis wale. It was founded in 1507 when construction of a “stone town” commenced in Tula under the decree of Grand Prince Vasily III. The construction works lasted for 13 years and were completed in 1520. It comprises four showrooms and temporary displays where one can see muskets, sabers, crossbows, broadswords and other types of weapon.

February 22, 2020

Madhu Mandir, Behrampur

A special cover was released on 09th September 2019 to celebrate Gandhi's visit to Madhu Mandir at Behrampur. 

Courtesy: Sreejesh Krishnan.

February 21, 2020

Kotaiah's Kaja

A special cover was released on Kakinada Kotaiah's Kaja, a well known sweet from Kakinada on 2nd January 2020.


February 20, 2020

KANYAPEX 2019 - Special Covers (2)

Two special covers were released on the occasion of  KANYAPEX 2019, Distric level Philatelic Exhibition which was held at Nagercoil on 6th December 2019. The covers were on Nagaraja Temple and CSI Mission Hospital.


 Courtesy: Sreejesh Krishnan.

February 19, 2020

KANYAPEX 2019 - Special Covers (1)

Three special covers were released on the occasion of  KANYAPEX 2019, Distric level Philatelic Exhibition which was held at Nagercoil on 5th December 2019. The covers were on Thirparappu water falls, Colachel War Memorial and Golden Jubilee year of Scott Christian College, Nagercoil.



Courtesy: Sreejesh Krishnan.

February 18, 2020

Kendrapara Municipality

A special cover was released at Kendrapara by Kedrapara Municipality as 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi with the theme "Clean and Healthy Kendrapara" on 30th October 2019.

Courtesy: Sreejesh Krishnan.

February 17, 2020

Central Power Research Institute

A special cover was released on 16th January 2020 at Sadashivanagar, Bengaluru to celaebrate the Diamond Jubilee of Central Power Research Institute.

Cover Code: KTK/11/2020
Courtesy: Nithin Adka.

February 16, 2020

Republic of Karelia

Russia Post released a souvenir sheet to celebrate 100 years of the Republic of Karelia on 23rd January 2020 depicting the Ruskeala Mountain Park and the logo of the Republic of Karelia Centenary celebrations.

The Ruskeala mountain park is a tourism complex located in the Sortavala region of Karelia on the bank of the Tokhmayoki River. A basis of the complex is a cultural heritage object, a monument of history — a former marble quarry filled with ground waters. The quarry is 460 m long and up to 100 meters wide.

February 15, 2020

Clubfest 2020

A special cover was released at Chennai on 12th February 2020 on the occasion of the first festival of Philatelic Clubs in Chennai Clubfest 2020.


February 14, 2020

Folk dances of Gujarat

A special cover on the folk dances of Gujarat was released on 11th January 2020 at Gandhinagar. It was released as 6 different covers with same cancellation.


Courtesy: Sreejesh Krishnan.

February 13, 2020

Gandhi Padayatra Smruti Parisad

A special cover was released by Gandhi Padayatra Smruti Parisad, Gandhipitha, Balianta on 8th August 2019 at Bhubaheshwar.

Cover Code: Sreejesh Krishnan.

February 12, 2020

Gandhiji's Footprints in Odisha

A special cover was released in Kendrapara on 30th October 2019 by the Gandhi Padayatra Smruti Parishad, Kendrapara.

Courtesy: Sreejesh Krishnan.

February 11, 2020

Department of Botany, Bangalore University

A special cover was released at Bengaluru to celebrate the Centenary year of Department of Botany, Bangalore University on 19th December 2019.

Cover Code: KTK/129/2019

February 10, 2020

Manipal Marathon

A special was released on the occasion of Manipal Marathon held on 9th February 2020 at Manipal.