Hikkim World’s Highest Post Office -Special Cover India 2014
The Hikkim Post office in Lahaul Spiti region of Himachal Pradesh in India has a Post Office located at 4440 metres or 14567 feet. It is supposed to be the Highest Post Office in the World. It was established on 05 Nov 1983.
It caters to about 460 persons in that area and mail travels from Hikkim to Kaza by Foot and then to Reckong Peo by Bus and Shimla,then on a train to Kalka and again by Bus to Delhi from where to its final destination.
However the Qomolangma (Everest/Sagarmatha) Base Camp Postal Service in Tibet at 5200m may be the highest Post Office in the World.
A Special Cover issued on 11 Jun 2014 at Shimla on World’s Highest Post Office -Hikkim is listed.
Chhoti Dadabari Jain Mandir Delhi – Special Cover 2014
A Special Cover was issued to mark 400th Anniversary of Chhoti Dadabari Jain Mandir at Village Masjid Moth New Delhi .The Special Cover was issued on 15 Nov 2014.This year we celebrate 404th anniversary.
Margarette Oliver Golding -Inner Wheel Clubs in India -Special Cover 2014
Before 1989 Rotary International generally prohibited Women as Members .therefore another organisation was established for Wives & Daughters of Rotarians known as Inner Wheel . Despite Women now being allowed to join Rotary -Inner Wheel Clubs continue in Many Countries .
Inner Wheel is an International Organisation founded by Margarette Oliver Golding (1881-1939),a Nurse,Businesswoman and wife of a Manchester Rotarian in 1924.
A special Cover was issued to mark 75th death Anniversary of Margarette Golding on 11 Jun 2014 at Bhusaval (Maharastra).