Stamps on Indian Ocean Naval Symposium – Bangladesh 2016
Indian Ocean Naval Symposium commonly known as IONS is a series of biennial meetings held among the littoral states of the Indian Ocean region. The Fifth meeting was held in Bangladesh from 11 to 13 Jan 2016. Bangladesh issued a stamp on 11 Jan 2016 to commemorate this Symposium. The 10 taka stamp features aircraft, ships and helicopters.
ERROR – The stamps listed have double printing at the bottom as marked by Red arrows
Stamps of Brunei – 50th Anniversary INTERPOL 1973.
INTERPOL -The International Criminal Police Organisation is the International Organisation that facilitates International Police Co-operation. It is based in Lyon, France. It was raised in 1923 and has 181 member countries. Its motto is “Connecting Police for a Safer World”.
Brunei issued two stamps on 07 Sep 1973 to commemorate 50th Anniversary of INTERPOL. The Stamps feature INTERPOL headquarters & Sultan of Brunei. A FDC is listed.
01 Dec Border Security Force Day – Special Cover 2006.
Border Security Force (BSF) was raised on 01 Dec 1965 in the wake of 1965 War. It a Central Armed Police Force entrusted with guarding India’s land borders during peace and preventing transnational crime. It is the World’s largest Border Guarding Force. It has also been termed as First Line of Defence of Indian territories. its motto is “Duty unto Death”.
It is the only Central Armed Force in India having its own Artillery, Air Wing, Water Wing & Camel Contingents.
Gallantry Awards – One Mahavir Chakra, 13 Vir Chakra, Four Kirti Chakra & 13 Shaurya Chakra.
It Has also been awarded 7 Padma Shri, 1 Dronacharya Award, 17 Arjuna Awards and 2 National Adventure Awards.
Our respectful homage to ALL the Martyrs of BSF who laid down their lives for the Nation.
A Special Cover was released at New Delhi on 01 Dec 2006 on BSF Day.
Calcutta (Kolkata) Police Force – Special Cover 1982
Calcutta (Kolkata) Police Force part of West Bengal Police organised the 26th All India Police Meet at Barrackpore from 19 to 26 Dec 1982. A Special Cover was released on the Occasion. The Cover design shows Prime Minister’s Police Medal.