Let the old year end and the New Year begin with the warmest of aspirations.
Happy New Year 2021!
A special cover was released to celebrate the 70th Anniversary of Constitution Day on 25th November 2020 at Bengaluru.
Constitution Day also known as "Samvidhan Divas', is celebrated in our country on 26th November every year to commemorate the adoption of 'the Constitution of India. On 26th November 1949, the Constituent Assembly of India adopted the Constitution of India, which came into effect from 26th January 1950. On 19th November. 2015, the Union Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment notified the decision of the Government of India to celebrate the 26th day of November every year as 'Constitution Day'. lt is the longest written Constitution in the world containing 395 Articles. 22 Parts and 12 Schedules.
Courtesy: Suresh Rao, Bengaluru.
Russia Post issued a souvenir sheet on 7th September 2020 to celebrate 175th Birth Anniversary of Alexander I Kuprin, a Russian realist writer and translator, depicting characters of The Garnet Bracelet novel and quotations from his works along with his Portrait.
Russia Post issued a stamp on 25th August 2020 to celebrate 175th Birth Anniversary of Abai Kunanbayev with an image of Kazakh yurts and a herd of horses along with his Portrait.Abai Kunanbayev (1845-1904) was a poet, writer, composer, public figure and the founder of the Kazakh written literature.
Russia Post issued a stamp on 24th August 2020 to celebrate 175th Birth Anniversary of Lev S. Golitsyn, the founder of wine making in Crimea depicting an image of the Massandra winery and a Gold Medal of the 1900 Paris Exhibition along with his Portrait.
Russia Post issued a circular souvenir sheet on 18th August 2020 depicting an image of the emblem of the 175th Anniversary of the Russian Geographical Society and a map of the world with images reflecting the major geographical researches and discoveries.
Russia Post issued a set of 4 stamp to celebrate 100th Anniversary of Russian Tank Building on 20th August 2020 depicting the tanks Borets Za Svobodu Tovarishch Lenin (Freedom Fighter Comrade Lenin), T-26, T-72 Ural and T-14 Armata.
Russia Post issued a stamp with images of the motorcycle club insignia and the show name on the occasion of XXV International Bike Show in Sevastopol on 8th August 2020.
Russia Post issued a Souvenir sheet on 7th August 2020 to celebrate the 300th Anniversary of the Russian Naval Victory in the Battle of Grengam depicting an image of a painting of the Battle scene.
A set of 2 covers, meter and stamp cancelled were released on 11th December 2020 at Mangaluru and Mysuru to commemorate the introduction of direct flight services between Mysuru and Mangaluru by Alliance air, as subsidiary of Air India.
All Letter Boxes, in Bengaluru West Division, which are hung to trees and electric poles are being replaced now through newly designed Letter Box with pillars. Above is one such sample Eco-friendly Letter Box which is fitted with a writing desk also on the rear side to encourage enthusiasts the hobby of letter writing and with a vision to portray a clean image of India Posts, says Mr.B.S.Umesh SSP Bengaluru West Division.
It's really a good initiative by India Post to provide good quality boxes with updated facilities and writing space, but I wish the the public use it for the purpose it is provided for and keep it clean and writable for those who wish to use it.
Courtesy: Images by Mr.B.S.Umesh, SSP, Bengaluru.
Russia Post released a stamp to celebrate the Declaration on the Granting of Independence to Colonial Countries and Peoples on 31st July 2020 depicting a symbolic image of the declaration - hands breaking the chains.
Russia Post issued a miniature sheet to celebrate 125th anniversary of P.O. Sukhoi (1895–1975), aircraft designer on 22nd July 2020 depicting aircraft Su-2, Su-7BM, Su-27, T-4 (100), Su-57, on the coupon - a portrait of the aircraft designer. Pavel Osipovich Sukhoi (1895-1975) was an outstanding Soviet aircraft designer, one of the founders of domestic jet and supersonic aviation.
A souvenir sheet was released by Russia Post to celebrate 200th Birth Anniversary of poet Afanasy Afanasyevich Fet on16th July 2020 depicting the poet’s portrait surrounded by images of lyrical heroes from his poems.