Miniature Sheet on Ahimsa Parmo Dharma -India -2019
India issued a miniature sheet with two stamps on the theme Ahimsa Parmo Dharma -Non-Violence The Highest Duty. It was issued on 17 Jun 2019.
India celebrates 150th Birth Anniversary of its Father of Nation in Mahatma Gandhi in 2019. The Philosophy of Ahimsa or NON -Violence was advocated and practised by Gandhiji during the freedom struggle. The stamps were issued on 17 Jun 2019 to coincide with the establishment of Sabarmati Ashram in Gujarat on 17 Jun 1917 and Gandhiji’s Birth Anniversary.
India-Republic of Korea Joint Issue -Queen Heo Hwang-ok -2019
India issued a miniature sheet with two stamps on the theme India -Republic of Korea Joint Issue. It features Queen Hur Hwang -ok. It was issued on 30 Jul 2019. Two stamps of rupees Five and Rs 25 were issued. 500,000 stamps of each denomination and 110,000 miniature sheets have been printed.
Sri Lanka brought out joint issue miniature sheet with Thailand on theme 60 Years of Diplomatic relations between Sri Lanka and Thailand on 02 Nov 2015. The MS contains two stamps. The Miniature sheet is in the shape of a Stupa
10 Rupees- Jethavana Stupa- This Stupa was built by King Mahasena of Anuradhapura (273-301 AD). It is now located in the ruins of Jetavan Monastery in World Heritage City of Anuradhapura the North Central Province of Sri Lanka. When constructed it stood at 122 metres or 400 feet, it was at that time largest stupa in the world and the third-largest structure in the World. The present height is 71 metres or 233 feet
50 Rupees – Phrapathomchedi Pagoda. It is Buddhist stupa located in a temple in the town centre of Nakhon Pathom, Nakhon Pathom Province of Thailand. It is the tallest stupa in Thailand at 120.45 metres. It is believed to have been built around 193 BC by monks sent by King Ashoka during his reign (268-232 BC).
Thailand also issued a Se-tenant pair on same Stupa and Pagoda with a fave value of 3 Baht each.
APS Cover Sep 2018 -61 Cavalry – Centenary of Battle of Haifa
APS Cover issued on 23 Sep 2018 to mark Centenary of Battle of Haifa in Palestine during World War I. 61 Cavalry was formed after the amalgamation of the erstwhile state Cavalry units such as GwaliorLancers, Jodhpur Lancers, Mysore Lancers, Patiala Lancers, Saurashtra Horsed Cavalry etc
APS Cover Ser No 18/18
The Indian Army commemorates September 23 every year as Haifa Day to pay its respects to the two brave Indian Cavalry Regiments Mysore Lancers and Jodhpur Lancers that helped liberate the city following a dashing cavalry action by the 15th Imperial Service Cavalry Brigade. In the autumn of 1918, the Indian Brigade was a part of the Allied Forces sweeping northwards through Palestine in what is seen as the last great cavalry campaign in history. Hyderabad Lancers was the third Cavalry unit of the Brigade.
Captain Aman Singh Bahadur and Dafadar Jor Singh were awarded the Indian Order of Merit and Captain Anop Singh and 2nd Lt. Sagat Singh were awarded the Military Cross in recognition of their bravery in this battle. Major Dalpat Singh of Jodhpur Lancers was awarded a Military Cross for his bravery.
The Jodhpur and Mysore Lancers now represent the 61st Cavalry Regiment of Indian Army.
Israel issued a stamp on 06 Feb 2018 to commemorate the Centenary of Battle of Haifa with Indian Cavalry at Haifa.