Ahmednagar Fort – Special Covers -India 2017

Ahmednagar Fort – Special Covers -India 2017

Ahmednagar Fort is located near the banks of Bhingar river near Ahmednagar Maharashtra. It was built by Malik Amed Shah -I in 1427. In 1596 Chand Bibi repulsed the initial attacks of Mughals but Akbar captured it in 1600 and Aurangzeb was the Viceroy in 1636 & 1650. Aurangzeb died at Ahmednagar Fort in 1707 and the Fort pased on to Nizams of Hyderabad from 1724 to 1759. Shivaji invaded Ahmednagar in 1657 & 1665.

The Marathas were occupants of Fort from 1759-1803.The Scindias imprisoned Nana Phadanvis, Peshwa diplomat in Ahmednagar Fort. In 1803 during the Second Anglo-Maratha War Arthur Wellesley defeated Maratha Forces and East India Company occupied the Fort and later the British.

The British rulers imprisoned Jawahar Lal Nehru, Abdul Kalam Azad and Sardar Patel during 1942 Quit India Movement. During this period Nehru penned down “Discovery Of India” in Ahmednagar Fort. Abdul Kalam Azad also compiled his “Ghubar-e-Khatir”(Sallies of Mind) -an acclaimed “Epistolary Essays” of Urdu Literature.

After Independence this Fort is being looked after by Indian Army ( Armoured Corps).

A Special cover was released on 30 Jan 2017 on Ahmednagar Fort at Pune.

Cover no MH//03/2017

SPL CVRS IND ANAGAR FORT
SPECIAL COVER INDIA 2017 – AHMEDNAGAR FORT

First Day Covers India 2018 – Centenary  Dakshina Bharat Hindi Prachar Sabha,Madras

First Day Covers India 2018 – Centenary  Dakshina Bharat Hindi Prachar Sabha Madras

India Post issued a postage stamp in the denomination of rupees five  on 17 Jun 2018 on  .Centenary of  Dakshina Bharat Hindi Prachar Sabha,Madras . It was established in 1918 by Mahatma Gandhi  to propogate  Hindi Language in Southern states A FDC with stamps is listed.

FDC IND 2018 DAKSHIN
FDC INDIA 2018 -Centenary  Dakshina Bharat Hindi Prachar Sabha,Madras

Stamps on Indian Leaders by Hungary

Stamps on Indian Leaders by Hungary

Hungary has issued the following stamps on Indian Leaders.

24 Feb 1966 – Death Of  Sh Lal Bhadur Shastri (1904-1966) – India’s Second Prime Minister

01 Oct 1969 – 100th Birth Anniversary Mahatma Gandhi (1869-1948) – Father of Nation.

14 Nov 1989 – 100th Birth Anniversary Sh Jawahar Lal Nehru (1889-1964)- First Prime Minister of India.

A Cover posted from Hungary with all three stamps is listed. A Unique cover on India Theme .

STAMPS HUNGARY GANDHI SHASTRI
STAMPS OF HUNGARY ON SH LAL BAHADUR SHASTRI AND MAHATMA GANDHI .

 

STAMPS HUNGARY NEHRU
STAMPS of HUNGARY ON NEHRU -1989.