INDIGENOUS PEOPLES IN BANGLADESH – Stamps of Bangladesh 2010

Indigenous people in Bangladesh – Stamps of Bangladesh 2010

The Indigenous people of Bangladesh refer to the ethnic minorities in Southeastern,northeastern, north central and north western regions of the Country. These are areas in Chittagong Hill Tracts,Sylhet, rajshahi & Mymensing Divisions. Therenumber was almost 2 million in 2010 and  are of Tibetan,Burmese, Dravidian origins.Most of them are Buddhists or Hindus by faith while some are Christians and animistics.

Bangladesh issued a set of 20 Stamps featuring the Culture,Dress,Occupation, Customs and Festivals.

Chakmas – It is the largest tribe in Bangladesh.  Buddhism is their religion and tribal Chief is known as Chakma Raja. Have their own Language ,Culture,tradition and history.Women wear pinon and khadi (handmade) and men dhuti, They practice Jhum cultivation (shifting farming).Migrated to Bangladesh in 15th Century.

Marma – The second largest ethnic group in Bangladesh and they are of   Burmese ancestry.Arakanese emperor invaded the south eastern region of Bangladesh and Marmas have been established since then. Follow Burmese script and language, Buddhism is the religion ,Follow Buddhist Lunar calendar,lower part of dress is thumbi and upper part is angi,musical instruments similar to ancestral heritage like kappya,jjea and kharra.

Mro or Mru – Original inhabitants of Chittagong Hill Tracts where they migrated from  Arakan in 14th-15th Century. No written language but some can speak and read Burmese and Bangla scripts. Buddhism is main religion but religious practices are mainly animistic.

Tripura – Originally belonged to Tripura Kingdom and after India’s independence some were inhabiting the Chittagong hill tracts  and plains of Bangladesh and continued .Culture ,language ,customs similar to Tripura State language is called Kokborok.

Pangkhua – In hill tracts of ChiiINDIGENOUS PEOPLES IN BANGLADESHtagong Hills. No written language but use Mizo ( Lushai) literature.

A Setof Four First day Covers with Five stamps each are listed.

INDIGENOUS PEOPLES IN BANGLADESH
STAMPS ON INDIGENOUS PEOPLES IN BANGLADESH -WOMEN AND DRESSES -2010
INDIGENOUS PEOPLES IN BANGLADESH
STAMPS ON INDIGENOUS PEOPLES IN BANGLADESH – WOMEN IN TRADITIONAL DRESS – CHAKMA, MARMA,MRU,TRIPURA,PANGKHUA -2010
INDIGENOUS PEOPLES IN BANGLADESH
STAMPS ON INDIGENOUS PEOPLES IN BANGLADESH -OCCUPATION -2010
INDIGENOUS PEOPLES IN BANGLADESH
STAMPS ON INDIGENOUS PEOPLES IN BANGLADESH -DANCES – 2010

Marwari Sewa Samiti Nepal – Golden Jubilee – First Day Cover Nepal 2004.

Marwari Sewa Samiti Nepal – Golden Jubilee – First Day Cover Nepal 2004

The Marwari Sewa Samiti  Nepal was stablished by Marwari Community as a Social organisation on the sacred day of Basant Panchami in 2010 Bikram Samvat ( 1953 AD).It is carrying out social,charitable works besides organising service camps for poor during Mahasivratri at Pashupati Temple.

Nepal recognised the services of this organisation and issued a  Five Rupees stamp to mark the Golden Jubilee of Marwadi Sewa Samiti on Apr 9,2004.

Designed by M N Rana this stamp has been printed by offset Lithography in four colors by Austrian Government Printing Press ,Vienna,Austria and depicts the logo and image of social activities of Samiti. There are 50 stamps in each sheet and one million stamps have been printed.

NEPAL MARWADI SEWA SAMITI
FIRST DAY COVER NEPAL 2004 -GOLDEN JUBILEE NEPAL SEWA SAMITI

Marwari Sewa Samiti Nepal – Golden Jubilee – First Day Cover Nepal 2004.

Marwari Sewa Samiti Nepal – Golden Jubilee – First Day Cover Nepal 2004

The Marwari Sewa Samiti  Nepal was stablished by Marwari Community as a Social organisation on the sacred day of Basant Panchami in 2010 Bikram Samvat ( 1953 AD).It is carrying out social,charitable works besides organising service camps for poor during Mahasivratri at Pashupati Temple.

Nepal recognised the services of this organisation and issued a  Five Rupees stamp to mark the Golden Jubilee of Marwadi Sewa Samiti on Apr 9,2004.

Designed by M N Rana this stamp has been printed by offset Lithography in four colors by Austrian Government Printing Press ,Vienna,Austria and depicts the logo and image of social activities of Samiti. There are 50 stamps in each sheet and one million stamps have been printed.

NEPAL MARWADI SEWA SAMITI
FIRST DAY COVER NEPAL 2004 -GOLDEN JUBILEE NEPAL SEWA SAMITI

Pinot Noir Grapes on Stamps – USA 2017.

Pinot Noir Grapes on Stamps – USA 2017

USA issued a 5 cent definitive stamp on Pinot Noir Grapes on 24 Feb 2017 in sheets of 20 stamps.

Two clusters of deep purple Pinor noir grapes are depicted growing on vines among several green leaves on stamps designed by Derry Noyes. Grapes have been grown for thousands of years and can be eaten as table fruit,dried to produce raisins or crushed to produce Wine and Juice. The Pinot noir grape can produce one of the most highly prized and elegant wines in the World.

Burgundy in France was earlier home to this variety but now grown in Northern California ,Oregon and New York.

USA DEF 5C GRAPES
PINOT NOIR GRAPES – STAMPS OF USA 2017

 

Latin American Cuisines on Stamps – USA Delicioso stamps 2017.

Latin American Cuisines on Stamps – USA Delicioso stamps 2017.

On 20 April 2017 USPS issued  a set of six stamps under the theme Delicioso Forever stamps. These stamps celebrate the influence of Latin American , Mexican & Caribbean foods and flavors on American Cuisines.

The Delicioso stamps feature bright and playful illustrations of  Tamales , Flan , Sancocho ,Empanadas ,Chile relleno & Ceviche.

Issued in a booklet of 20 stamps each booklet contains four stamps each of tamales and flan and three stamps each of balance. The stamps have been designed by John Parra.

These stamps are real feast for eyes. Happy collecting them.

USA DELICIOSO STAMPS
STAMPS ON LATIN AMERICAN CUISINES -DELICIOSO STAMPS OF USA 2017.
USA DELICIOSO STAMPS
STAMPS ON LATIN AMERICAN CUISINES -DELICIOSO STAMPS OF USA 2017.

Silver Coffeepot stamp-USA Stamps 2007.

Silver Coffeepot stamp-USA Stamps 2007.

USA issued a stamp of 3 cents on Silver Coffeepot on 16 Mar 2007.This definitive stamp features an artist’s simplified rendering of a silver coffeepot from Philadelphia  Museum of Art.

The stamps were issued in sheets of 20.

USA DEF 3C
SILVER COFFEPOT STAMP – USA STAMPS OF 2007

Frozen Treats -Stamps of USA 2018

Frozen Treats -Stamps of USA 2018

The United States Postal Service issued a set of 10 stamps under the theme “Frozen Treats” on 20 Jun 2018. The stamps feature frosty, colorful icy pops on a stick. The tasty sweet confections come in a variety of shapes and flavours. A booklet of 20 scratch and sniff stamps show Margaret Berg’s watercolor illustrations. The stamps are printed with a coating that evokes a sweet summer scent.

Issued as First class forever mail stamps presently at 50 cents each.

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STAMPS ON FROZEN TREATS -USA 2018