June 29, 2019

Yogacharya B.K.S Iyengar

2 Special covers were released to celebrate the birth centenary of Yogacharya B.K.S. Iyengar on 17th December 2018 and 16th February 2019.

Padma Vibhushan Yogacharya B.K.S. Iyengar (1918-2014), an ambassador of Yoga, united the world through Yoga and gave new life to millions of people. These special covers were is released on 17-12-2018 and 16-02-2019 to mark his birth centenary, at his birth place Bellur in Kolar district of Karnataka.

Cover Code: TK/135/2018 and KTK/51/2019
Courtesy: Sri Suresh Rao, Bengaluru.

June 28, 2019

Ahimsa Parmo Dharma

India Post released a set of 2 stamp and a miniature sheet on 17th June 2019 on the subject Ahimsa Parmo Dharma featuring Mahatma Gandhi.

June 26, 2019

Rotary Club of Delhi South

A special cover was released on 23rd April 2019 at Delhi to celebrate 50 years of Rotary Club of Delhi South.

June 25, 2019

Indian Fashion - Sari in myriad forms

India Post released a set of 4 stamp and a miniature sheet on the Sari in myriad forms on 12th June 2019.

June 20, 2019

Tenzing Norgay

A sepcial cover was released at Darjeeling on 25th May 2019 to celebrate 105th Birth Anniversary of Tenzing Norgay.

June 19, 2019

Coinage of Jaipur State

A special cover was released at Jaipur on 5th April 2019 on the Coinage of Jaipur State during the Coinex Jaipur 2019, exhibition held at Jaipur.

Courtesy: Sreejesh Krishnan, Thiruvananthapuram.

June 14, 2019

Kudli Rameshwara Temple and Sangama

A special cover of Rameshwara Temple, Kudli was released on 21st March 2019 at Kudli, Shivamogga.

Kudli is a small village in Shivamogga District, is the place where two rivers, the Tunga River and Bhadra River meet to give rise to the Tungabhadra River. A view of the Sangama makes the place exotic with the 12th century Rameshwara Temple adding to its culture-rich natural beauty. A small temple with Nandi denotes the exact point where the two rivers meet and is considered to be sacred.

Cover Code: KTK/69/2019
Courtesy: Suresh Rao, Bengaluru.

June 11, 2019

Gandhian Heritage in Modern India - Photography Competition

India Post has invited entries for a Photography Competition on the theme Gandhian Heritage in Modern India. For further details contact India Post website.

June 10, 2019

Gana Ishta linga Pooja.

A special cover was released on 15th February 2019 at Chinchodi to celebrate the Gana Ishta linga pooja at Sri Adilinga Mouneshwara Temple.

Cover Code: KTK/50/2019

June 9, 2019

Shree Vidyasagarji Maharaj

A special cover was released in Ahmedabad on 24th August 2018 to celebrate the consecration ceremony of Mahakavi Digamdaracharya Shree Vidyasagarji Maharaj.

Courtesy: Sreejesh Krishnan, Thiruvananthapuram.

June 8, 2019

Prakashbhai Mihadikar

A special cover was released on Prakashbhai Mihadikar on 9th January 2019 at Mumbai.

Courtesy: Sreejesh Krishnan, Thiruvananthapuram.

June 7, 2019

Pakeezah - Path to successful womanhood - International Women's Day

A special cover was released on 8th March 2019 at Patiala to celebrate International Women's Day.

Pakeezah is a social health initiative of District Administration Patiala in collaboration with Bharat Petroleum to make the girls and women of Patiala aware about healthy Menstrual practices and providing low-cost sanitary pads. The project plays a subtle role in building social capital and social mobilization at grass-root level by providing an interactive platform where young adolescents of both genders can come together and talk about mensuration which has been considered a forbidden thing in traditional Indian society. Pakeezah as the name indicates has all pure intentions to inspire women to accept mensuration as a natural part of them and more aware about it scientifically. District administration Patiala is releasing this special cover on the occasion of International Women's Day.

Cover Code: PB/20/2019
Courtesy:  Suresh Rao, Bengaluru.

June 6, 2019

Shri Kshetra Siddagiri Vadanabail Padmavathi Temple

A special cover was released on Shri Kshetra Siddagiri Vadanabail Padmavathi Temple at Shivamogga on 16th January 2019.

June 5, 2019

No Tobacco Day

On 31st May 2019, No Tobacco Day,  a special cancellation was issued at Patna to create awareness on the effects of Tobacco.

A special cancellation was issued at Patna to generate  awareness towards fatal effects of addictive consumption of tobacco and tobacco products.Tobacco, due to its nicotine content, remains one of the widespread addictions worldwide.Mahatma Gandhi, while generating fund for All India Tilak Memorial Swaraj Fund in 1921, had given a clarion call to 'Give Up Smoking'. In the backdrop of Gandhi's birth sesquicentennial celebration, this cancellation is a befitting tribute to him as well as a cautionary awareness against tobacco, the invited killer.

Special cancellations on World No Tobacco Day 2019, were released from Bodhgaya and Muzaffarpur also, in addition to Patna.The cancellation design of Bodhgaya is same as that of Patna but in the cancellation of Muzaffarpur we find a repetition of 'NoTobacco Day' and Muzaffarpur written within box.

Courtesy: Lalit Kumar Mishra, Patna.

June 4, 2019

Shree Lakshmi Narasimha Temple

A special cover was released at on Shree Lakshmi Narasimha Temple at Bhadravati on 21st March 2019.

Shree Lakshmi Narasimha Temple, dedicated to an incarnation of the Hindu god Vishnu, was built by the Hoysalas in the early 13th century. It is located in Bhadravati town, Shivamogga District of Karnataka state. The basic building material being Soap stone.

Cover Code: KTK/68/2019
Courtesy: Suresh Rao, Bengaluru.

June 3, 2019

Mar Thoma Suvisesha Sevika Sanghom

A special cover was released on 9th February 2019 at Maramon to celebrate 100 years of Mar Thoma Suvisesha Sevika Sanghom, Manjadi, Thiruvalla.

Courtesy: Sreejeshkrishnan, Thiruvananthapuram.

June 1, 2019

Suvarna Gopura Samarpanotsava

A special cover was released on 31st May 2019 at Udupi on the occasion of Suvarna Gopura Samarpanotsava at Shri Palimaru Mutt.

Cover Code: KTK/74/2019