First Day Cover India 2018 – Scott Christian College, Nagercoil

First Day Cover India 2018 – Scott Christian College Nagercoil

India Post issued a stamp to commemorate 125th Anniversary of Scott Christian College Nagercoil on 28 Jun 2018. A FDC is listed.

INDIA FDC 2018 SCOTT CHRISTIAN COLLEGE
INDIA FDC 2018 SCOTT CHRISTIAN COLLEGE
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First Day Cover India 2018 – Lions International -Centenary

First Day Cover India 2018 – Lions International -Centenary

Lions Club international founded by Melvin Jones in Chicago, Illinois in 1917. India Post issued a stamp to commemorate the centenary of Lions International on 25 May 2018. A FDC is listed.

INDIA FDC 2018 LIONS INT
INDIA FDC 2018 LIONS INTERNATIONAL

First Day Cover India 2018 – Prithviraj Chauhan

First Day Cover India 2018 – Prithviraj Chauhan

India Post issued a set of Four stamps on Prithviraj Chauhan on 28 Apr 2018. A FDC is listed.

INDIA FDC 2018 PRITHVI RAJ CHAUHAN
INDIA FDC 2018 PRITHVI RAJ CHAUHAN

First Day Cover India 2018 – Safdarjung Hospital -60th Anniversary

First Day Cover India 2018 – Safdarjung Hospital -60th Anniversary

The American troops taking part in World War II landed at Willingdon Airfield (later Safdarjung airport) the only airport/airfield in Delhi at that time. There was no hospital or medical centre nearby and few barracks were converted and equipped with the latest equipment to make it a modern medical centre for American Troops.

After the War Americans handed it over to the Indian Government. It is today a 2,900-bed multi speciality hospital, one of the largest Government hospitals in the country.

India Post issued a pair of Se-tenant stamps 0n 27 Apr 2018 to mark 60th Anniversary of Safdarjung Hospital. A FDC is listed.

INDIA FDC 2018 SAFDARJUNG HOSPITAL
INDIA FDC 2018 SAFDARJUNG HOSPITAL

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First Day Cover India 2018 – Goan Tiatr -125th Anniversary.

First Day Cover India 2018 – Goan Tiatr -125th Anniversary.

Tiatr is a musical theatre popular in Goa and Mumbai on the west coast of India. the dramas are mainly performed in Roman Konkani dialects and include Music, Dancing & Singing.

Lucasinho Ribeiro, a young Goan from Bardez can be credited for innovating this unique form called Goan Tiatr 125 years ago. Along with Joao Fernandez, Ribeiro staged the first Tiatr on Easter Sunday, April 17,1892 at New

NewAlfred theatreAlfred Theatre in Mumbai (then Bombay).

It was titled “Italian Bhugro” and was a Konkani adaption of English Opera “Italian Bhugro” by Rebeiro.

A set of two stamps were issued on 17 Apr 2018 to commemorate the 125th Anniversary of Goan Tiatr. A FDC is listed.

INDIA FDC 2018 GOA TIATR
INDIA FDC 2018 GOAN TIATR

First Day Cover- First Flag hoisting at Port Blair- India 2018

First Day Cover- First Flag hoisting at Port Blair- India 2018

Port Blair was the First Indian territory liberated from Imperial British Rule. Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose hoisted the Tricolour at Gymkhana Ground in Port Blair on 30 Dec 1943. India Post issued a set of three stamps on 30 Dec 2018 to commemorate this historic occasion. The cancellation features Netaji, leader of INA.

The stamps feature

Rupees 12 – Cellular Jail Port Blair

Rupees 22 – Netaji, Tricolor and INA

Rupees 41- Netaji Hoisting the Flag.

INDIA FDC TRICOLOR P BLAIR  2018
INDIA FDC HOISTING TRICOLOR AT PORT BLAIR DEC 2018

First Day Cover – Paika Rebellion -India 2018.

First Day Cover – Paika Rebellion -India 2018.

The Paikas were traditional Militia of Odisha. They served as Warriors and did Police functions during Peacetime. The Paika rebellion was India’s first struggle for Independence. It was an armed rebellion against British India Company’s rule in Odisha in 1817.

A Commemorative Postage stamp was issued by India Post on 24 Dec 2018 to mark Bicentenary of Paika Rebellion. A FDC is listed.

INDIA FDC PAIKA REBELLION 2018
INDIA FDC PAIKA REBELLION 2018