Date of Issue : 31st December 2013
India Post issued today the last stamp of this year on Babu Banarsi Das. Babu Banarasi Das (1912-1985) was a noted politician and a member of Janata Party.During his long political career, he worked as a Minister, Speaker and Member of Parliament (both Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha). He also held the position of the Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh from 1979 to 1980.
Stamp Image Credit : Mansoor B. – Mangalore
New Postmark from Patna
Save Water Save Life : Water Conservation Year 2013
Courtesy : Pradip Jain – Patna : email : firstname.lastname@example.org
Wishing you all a Very Happy & Prosperous New Year !!
This is the last Post of this year as the year 2013 is saying Good Bye…In this year Indi Post issued maximum number of stamps in a single calendar year… The last stamp of this year released today on Babu Banarsi Das.. With this issue India Post issued of about 142 stamps, miniature sheets and sheetlets in the year 2013…Which is a record number.The issuance of Stamp and Miniature sheet on Sachin Tenudlkar was also remarkable as very limited stamps have been issued by India Post on living personalities . Philatelically it 2013 was a good year with a National stamp show at Mumbai and record number of entries in World Philatelic Exhibition BRASILIANA 2013. A new website Indian Philately Digest has been launched by Mr Prashant Pandya that proved to be a great help for all the lovers of Indian Philately with its quick updates. It is a milestone in the field of Indian Philately. In this last Post of The year I share here some most beautiful and remarkable stamps of the year 2013…
India Post issued stamps and miniature sheets on 50 iconic personalities of India Cinema.
India Post Issued stamps, Minature sheet sheetlet on Sachin Tendulakar’s 200th Test Match.
“The Postman Van” was the theme of EUROPA 2013 stamps.
“Wildlife’ was the theme of SEPAC 2013 stamps.
The Year 2013 was “Lunar Year of Snake”.