Mars Orbiter Mission : India’s First Mission to Mars – Special Cover India -2015

Mars Orbiter Mission : India’s First Mission to Mars – Special Cover India -2015

The Mars orbiter mission spacecraft was launched by India’s Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle PSLV-C25 on 05 Nov 2013.It was placed in Mars orbit on 24 Sep 2014.

A Special Cover was released on 16 Jan 2015 to mark Vigyaan Diwas during Karnapex 2015. The cover illustrates Mars orbiter in orbit.

SPL COVER SCIENCE DAY
SPECIAL COVER MARS ORBITER MISSION 2015

Thanjavur Veenai– Special Cover – India 2015

Thanjavur Veenai– Special Cover – India 2015

Thanjavur or Tanjore is a historic temple town in Tamil Nadu rich for its cultural Heritage. Veenai is the integral part of the rich Carnatic Music. Veenai is made of Wood & Strings

It is played usually in the cultural ,social and religious events in Thanjavur.

A Special cover on Thanjavur Veenai was issued on 03 Sep 2015 during Thanjaipex 2015.

Cover No TN/24/2015

SPL CVR THANJAVUR VEENA
SPECIAL COVER THANJAIPEX 2015 – THANJAVUR VEENA

Thanjavur Paintings – Special Cover – India 2015

Thanjavur or Tanjore is a historic temple town in Tamil Nadu rich for its cultural Heritage. Thanjavur Paintings ,an integral part of unique art and craft of Thanjavur, were introduced by the Royal patrons of arts and craft under the Chola dynasty of 16th Century.They are known for their harmonious blend of different colours and density of the composition of the drawings .The exclusive paintings are decorated with precious stones ,small pieces of coloured glass and beautiful pearls. This painting has secured Geographical Indication in the year 2006

A Special cover on Thanjavur Paintings was issued on 03 Sep 2015 during Thanjaipex 2015.

Cover No TN/25/2015

SPL COVER THANJAVUR
SPECIAL COVER THANJAVUR PAINTINGS 2015

Thanjavur Dolls – Special Cover – India 2015

Thanjavur Dolls – Special Cover – India 2015

Thanjavur or Tanjore is a historic temple town in Tamil Nadu rich for its cultural Heritage. Thanjavur Doll or “Thanjavur Thalai-Atti-Bommai” is atype of traditional Indian Bobble -Head or Roly-Poly toy made of terracota material.Its Centre of Gravity and total weight is concentrated at its bottom most central core all the the time so as to present a dance like continuous movement with slow damping oscillations. Hence it comes back to its normal seating position automatically after being tilted anyway.This doll has secured Geographical indication in the year 2007

A Special cover on Thanjavur Dolls was issued on 03 Sep 2015 during Thanjaipex 2015.

Cover No TN/26/2015.

SPL COVER THANJAVUR DOLLS
SPECIAL COVER THANJAVUR DOLLS 2015

Thanjavur Thavil – Special Cover – India 2015

Thanjavur Thavil – Special Cover – India 2015

Thanjavur or Tanjore is a historic temple town in Tamil Nadu rich for its cultural Heritage. Thavil is a traditional musical instrument of the ancient city of Thanjavur in Tamil Nadu. Thavil is a barrel shaped percusion instrument -the hollowed shell usually made of Jackfruit wood.

An integral part of Carnatic music in Thanjavur the rhytmic sound of Thavil is produced by striking the skin of the heavy drum with a short stick .Thavil is played usually in the cultural ,social and religious events in Thanjavur.

A Special cover on Thanjavur Thavil was issued on 03 Sep 2015 during Thanjaipex 2015.

Cover No TN/28/2015

SPL CVR THANJAVUR THAVIL
SPECIAL COVERS INDIA 2015 – THANJAVUR THAVIL – THANJAIPEX 2015

Thanjavur Art Plate – Special Cover – India 2015

Thanjavur Art Plate – Special Cover – India 2015

Thanjavur or Tanjore is a historic temple town in Tamil Nadu rich for its cultural Heritage. The creation of Thanjavur art plate is credited to Raja Serfoji II (1797-1832) the Maratha ruler of Thanjavur Tamilnadu who directed his royal artisans to create an object that would reflect the glory of his Kingdom. Silver brass and Copper are encrusted on to each other to create this stunning & beautiful piece of art . The effect of silver in high relief on reddish copper ground is unusual and striking. This art plate has secured Geographical indication in the year 2006.

A Special Cover released on 03 Sep 2015 features this unique piece of Art. The Art Plate and Cancellation feature the World Famous Brihadeeswarar Temple of Thanjavur.This cover was issued during Thanjaipex 2015.

Cover No TN/27/15

SPL CVR THANJAVUR PLATE
SPECIAL COVER THANJAVUR ART PLATE

Water Conservation Projects -Rotary Club of Madras RI Dist 3230 -Special Cover 2015.

Water Conservation Projects -Rotary Club of Madras RI Dist 3230 -Special Cover 2015.

A Special Cover was released in Madras on 07 Jul 2015 to celebrate Launch of Water Conservation Project .The Cover was released by Rotary Club of Madras  RI 3230.

Cover Ser No TN/16/2015.

SPL CVR WATER ROTARY
WATER CONSERVATION PROJECT -ROTARY CLUB OF MADRAS RI 3230 -2015