January 6, 2017

Tanapex - 2017 (1)

Tanapex - 2017, State Level Philatelic Exhibition will be held from 5th to 8th January 2017 at Amma Arangam, Community Hall, Shenoy Nagar, Chennai - 600 030.

T. Murthy, member (Operations), Postal Services Board, Harmander Singh, principal secretary, Handlooms, Handicrafts, Textiles and Khadi department and Charles Lobo, Chief Postmaster General, TN Postal Circle were present on the occasion of the inauguration of the Exhibition.

A special cover was released to mark the inauguration which has "logo on leaf" Drawing on pepal leaf is an ancient craft which emanated from India, especially from Tamilnadu. the tree is considered sacred by Hindus and Buddhists since it is believed that Buddha sat under this tree and attained enlightment.

 Cover Code: TN/01/2017

Special cover on Traditional Silk Sarees of Tamil Nadu.
  Cover Code: TN/02/2017

Permanent Pictorial Cancellations were released on Muttom Light House, Arthanareeswarar Temple and Manappad Light House.

Courtesy: Bala Sakthis, Chennai.

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