India Post issued two commemorative stamps and a miniature sheet to mark Children's day on 14th November 2015.
The designs on the stamps and miniature sheet are based on the prize-winning entries of Stamp Design Competetion. Yamini K.,Student of St. Joseph Secondary School, Thalassery. Kimaya Gupta and Rohit Gupta have been selected for two stamps and miniature sheet. Designs of V. Hemchandran and Binita Vishwajita have been selected for First Day Cover and Brochure respectively.
Yamini.K, daughter of Sujan.P.K. and Roopashree K is a student of XI (Plus I ) at St. Joseph’s ,Thalassery, Kannur, Kerala. Yamini is interested in painting, Writing poems and short stories in periodicals and Carnatic Music.
She has won several prize and awards in Painting at state and National levels. To name a few, First Prize in State level Poster designing contest conducted by Kerala State Bio-diversity Board in 2013, First Prize in Oil Painting - Kerala School Kalolsavam 2015, First Prize in the State level Painting Competition conducted by Lalitha Kala Academy in 2015, ‘Kala Darppan’ Award by Akhil Bharathiya Nagarik Vikas Kendra, Aurangabad, First Prize & Gold Medal in the P.R.Kurup Smaraka State Level Painting and many more.
Courtesy: Sreejesh Krishnan, Thiruvananthapuram.