Parijat Tree– India FDC 1997.

Parijat Tree– India FDC 1997.

A Pair of Se-tenant stamps was issued on 08 Mar 1997 on Parijaat Tree. It is a sacred baobab tree located in the village of Kintoor near Barabanki in Uttar Pradesh. An FDC cancelled at 1 CBPO is listed.

INDIA FDC SE TENANT PARIJAT
INDIA FDC SE TENANT 1997-PARIJAT TREE.

Indian Council of Agricultural Research – India FDC 1990.

Indian Council of Agricultural Research – India FDC 1990.

A Rupees Two stamp was issued by India Post on 31 Jul 1990 to mark the 60th Anniversary of ICAR. It is an autonomous body which is responsible for coordinating the agricultural education and research in India. It was established on 16 July 1929 at  Delhi. ICAR has 4 Deemed Universities,65 ICAR institutions, 14 Research Centres, 6 National Bureaux and 13 Directorates under its domain as on Jan 2020. An FDC cancelled at 1 CBPO is listed.

INDIA FDC ICAR
INDIA FDC 1990 – ICAR.

Tercentenary Birth of Khalsa– India FDC 1999.

Tercentenary Birth of Khalsa– India FDC 1999.

A Rupees Three stamp was issued by India Post on 09 Apr 1999 to mark the Tercentenary of Birth of Khalsa. An FDC cancelled at 1 CBPO is listed. Guru Nanak Dev Ji founded Sikhism in 1469 and on Baisakhi Day of 1699 Guru Gobind Singh introduced Khalsa Identity in Anandpur Sahib on the banks of river Sutlej. The stamp features Anandpur Sahib and Kesgarh Sahib Gurudwara. It is also one of the Five Takhts of Sikhs.

INDIA FDC BIRTH OF KHALSA
INDIA FDC 1999-TERCENTENARY BIRTH OF KHALSA.

 

International  Year of the Family– India FDC 1994.

International  Year of the Family– India FDC 1994.

A Rupees Two stamp was issued by India Post on 20 Nov 1994 to mark International  Year of the Family. An FDC cancelled at 1 CBPO is listed.

INDIA FDC INT YR OF FAMILY
INDIA FDC 1994 – INTERNATIONAL YEAR OF FAMILY.

 

International Literacy Year – India FDC 1990.

International Literacy Year – India FDC 1990.

A Rupee one stamp was issued by India Post on 08 Sep 1990 to mark International Literacy Year. An FDC cancelled at 1 CBPO is listed.

INDIA FDC INT LITERACY YEAR
INDIA FDC 1990 – INTERNATIONAL LITERACY YEAR

First Day Cover on Colleges – Sanskrit College Kolkata – India 1999.

First Day Cover on Colleges – Sanskrit College Kolkata – India 1999.

Sanskrit College in Kolkata was founded on 01 Jan 1824 by Dr H H Wilson. Pandit Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar entered as a student in 1829, completed his studies in 1841 and became the First Principal of the College in 1851.

One stamp to mark 175 Years of Sanskrit College was issued on 25 Feb 1999. An FDC is listed.

INDIA FDC SANSKRIT COLLEGE
INDIA FDC SANSKRIT COLLEGE

Stamps on Indian Military Institutions – NDA Khadakwasla -1999.

Stamps on Indian Military Institutions – NDA Khadakwasla -1999.

The National Defence Academy (NDA) located at Khadakwasla near Pune is one of the first Joint Services Institution in the World to impart combined training to officer cadets of all the three services. Its foundation stone was laid on 06 Oct 1949. Among the Alumni of NDA are Three Param Vir Chakra recipients and 12 Ashoka Chakra recipients. NDA has produced 11 Chiefs of Army Staff, 10 Chiefs of Naval Staff and 4 Chiefs of Air Force Staff. The Three Present Chiefs of Staff of Indian Army, Navy and Airforce are all from the same course NDA and this the second time that all three Chiefs are from NDA. On 30 Nov 2019, the 137th Course Passed out. Colonel Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore who won a Shooting Silver Medal at 2004 Olympic Games is an NDA alumni.

A Three Rupee Stamp was issued on 19 Feb 1999 to commemorate 50 Years of NDA. A First Day Cover cancelled at 1 CBPO is listed. The stamp and FDC feature the main building of NDA known as Sudan Block in memory of Martyrs in Sudan during the East African Campaign.

INDIA FDC NDA
INDIA FDC NDA 1999.