Special Cover on Kehwa – Jammu – India 2020.

The Lt Governor of Jammu Shri Manoj Sinha released a set of two covers on 26 Nov 2020 in Jammu. The Covers were released by Gandhi Nagar HO. The Covers reflect the Cultural facets of Jammu & Kashmir. The release also coincided with the 71st Anniversary of Constitution Day. On 26 Nov 1949 , The Constituent Assembly of India adopted the Constitution of India which came into effect on 26 Jan 1950.

Kehwa – It is a traditional Green Tea preparartion consumed in India and most traditionally in Kashmir from where it spread to Central Asia. The tea is made by boiling green tea leaves with strands of Saffron grown in Kashmir, Cinnamon bark, cardamom pods and sometimes Kashmiri roses. It is served with sugar or honey and crushed nuts like almonds and walnuts. It is prepared in Copper kettle called Samavaar and tea leaves from Kangra in Himachal Pradesh are used.