Aerogramme India – Rock-Cut Rathas Mahabalipuram – 2004
Year of Issue -2004
Printing Press -India Security Press (ISP) Nashik
Denomination – Rupees 8.50
Stamp Design –Rock-Cut Rathas Mahabalipuram
Theme – Architecture, Tourism, Religious
Rock-Cut Rathas Mahabalipuram- The group of monuments at Mahabalipuram is a collection of 7th and 8th-century religious monuments in the coastal resort town of Mamallapuram, Tamil Nadu. It is a UNESCO World Heritage site. It is on Coromandel coast of Bay Of Bengal.
Advertisement – The advertisement on the aerogramme features Tamil Nadu tourism. It has a caption Celestial glory manifested in majestic temples. Meenakshi temple in Madurai is a Hindu temple dedicated to Meenakshi (a form of Parvati) and her consort Sundareshwar (a form of Shiva).