75th anniversary of the first flag hoisting at Port Blair – Miniature Sheet India 2018

75th anniversary of the first flag hoisting at Port Blair-Miniature Sheet 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 miniature with a face value of Rs 75 and containing three stamps to commemorate this historic occasion. The stamps feature

Rupees 12 – Cellular Jail Port Blair

Rupees 22 – Netaji, Tricolor and INA

Rupees 41- Netaji Hoisting the Flag

INDIA MS 2018 TRICOLOR P BLAIR
INDIA MS 2018 – 75th ANNIVERSARY OF THE FIRST FLAG HOISTING AT PORT BLAIR.
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Handlooms of India – Miniature Sheet – 2018

Handlooms of India – Miniature Sheet – 2018

India Post issued a miniature sheet with five stamps on Handlooms of India on 07 Aug 2018. The stamps feature Geographical Indication (GI) registered Handicraft Products. A GI is a name or sign used on certain products which correspond to a specific geographical location or origin (i.e town, region or country).

The handlooms featured on stamps are

Traditional Handloom Textiles – Baluchari Saree

Traditional Handloom Textiles – Pochampally Ikat

Traditional Handloom Textiles- Kashmir Pashmina

Traditional Handloom Textiles-Bhagalpur Silk

Traditional Handloom Textiles-Tangaliya Shawl

INDIA MS 2018 HANDLOOMS

INDIA MS 2018 HANDLOOMS

Handicrafts of India – Miniature Sheet – 2018

Handicrafts of India – Miniature Sheet – 2018

India Post issued a miniature sheet with five stamps on Handicrafts of India on 31 Dec 2018. The stamps feature Geographical Indication (GI) registered Handicraft Products. A GI is a name or sign used on certain products which correspond to a specific geographical location or origin (i.e town, region or country)

The Five stamps feature

Blue Pottery of Jaipur

Karnataka Bronzeware

Kutch Embroidery

Maddalam of Palakkad

Sikki Grass Products of Bihar

INDIA MS 2018 HANDICRAFTS
INDIA MS 2018 HANDICRAFTS

Stamps on Indian Fashion through the Ages- 2018

Stamps on Indian Fashion through the Ages Series I- 2018

India issued a miniature sheet with four stamps on the theme  Indian Fashion through the Ages. It was issued on 30 Dec 2018.

Rupees 15 – Harappa and Mohenjo-daro.Maurya & Sunga Period Fashion.

Rupees Five – Mughal Period. Nur Jehan.

Rupees Five – Awadh Period. Ghazi-ud-din Haider.

Rupees 15 – Fashion in Indian Princely States.

INDIA MS 2018 FASHION
INDIA MS 2018 – INDIAN FASHION THROUGH AGES SERIES I

 

National Police Memorial Delhi – Miniature Sheet India 2018

National Police Memorial Delhi – Miniature Sheet India 2018

21 Oct every year is observed as Police Commemoration day in honour of 10 Policemen martyred in Hot Springs area of Ladakh by Chinese troops. Prime Minister of India Shri Narendra Modi dedicated the National Police Memorial to the Nation on 21 Oct 2018 at Kautilya Marg Chanakyapuri New Delhi. It is spread over an area of 6.12 acres and consists of 30 foot (9.1meter) tall and 238-tonne black granite central sculpture, Museum and Wall of Valour. It also commemorates the 34,844 Policemen from all Central and State Police Forces of India who have laid down their lives. This is the latest, beautiful and a fantastic addition to Delhi’s rich architectural heritage. The entry to the Memorial is free. It is spread over a large area with beautiful ambience. The newly built underground museum is an excellent place to visit with artefacts, history, badges, books, uniforms over the ages. The wall of valour has names of all martyrs inscribed on it.

The Underground Museum has a Philatelic section where stamps, First Day Covers and Special Covers on Police Forces are displayed.

India Post issued a Miniature Sheet on 22 Dec 2018 containing two stamps on National Police Memorial. The stamps were printed at Security Printing Press, Hyderabad. Quantity printed was 534000 of each stamp and 1.6 Lakh miniature sheets were printed.

INDIA MS 2018 POLICE MEMORIAL
INDIA MS 2018 NATIONAL POLICE MEMORIAL
POLICE MEMORIAL 1
NATIONAL POLICE MEMORIAL
POLICE MEMORIAL 3
HOT SPRINGS PLAQUE =WALL OF VALOUR -POLICE MEMORIAL
POLICE MEMORIAL 5
WEAPONS DISPLAYED AT POLICE MEMORIAL