Postcards on Bangalore City – Central College Bangalore
A Postcard issued by Karnataka Postal Circle in 2015 featuring the Central College Bangalore. Central College was established in 1858 and is one of the oldest colleges in India. It was initially affiliated to Mysore University and from 1964 transferred to Bangalore University. Sir C V Raman was associated with this college. It also has the Central College Cricket Pavillion where the Karnataka State Cricket Association was established.
Cover on 3rd SAARC Cricket Tournament – Bangladesh 1997.
A Special Cover on 3rd SAARC Cricket Tournament held in Bangladesh in Feb 1997 was issued by Bangladesh on 19 Feb 1997. It was a Quadrangular tournament in which Pak “A” defeated India “A” to win the trophy.
A Special Cover on Jasu Patel was issued during Stamp Mania 2009 at Vadodara on 20 Dec 2009. Jasu Patel (26 Nov 1924-12 Dec 1992) was an off-spinner who played only seven test matches for India. He is remembered for his bowling in 2nd Test at Kanpur vs Australia in 1959-60 Series. His effort with the ball (9-69 & 5-55) resulted in an India winning the test by 119 runs. His Match figures of 14-124 remained an Indian record for thirty years before N Hirwani broke it and innings bowling figure of 9-69 remained a record for forty years before Anil Kumble broke it with 10-74. He was the first Indian Cricketer to be awarded Padma Shri along with Vijay Hazare.