International Conference on Autism – India – First Day Cover 2003
India issued a stamp International Conference on Autism on 03 Sep 2003.It was organised by Tamana NGO working for Austism in India. The theme was our world of special children.
Autism or Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) refers to a broad range of conditions characterised by challenges with social skills,repetitive behaviors,speech and non verbal communications. It is disorder that impairs the ability to communicate and interact.
The XVI – 2004 National Sports Week also called PON XVI was held from 02 Sep to 14 Sep 2004 in Jakabaring Sports Complex in South Sumatra just 5 kms from Palembang in Indonesia. More than 5660 athletes took part in 41 sports and 607 events and 8 Paralympic/handicapped sports. It was also known as Sumsel 2004 .
Indonesia issued a set of two round shaped stamps on PON XVI featuring the sport of Sepak Takraw.
Sepak Takraw or Kick volleyball is a sport native to South east Asia . A team consists of 2-4 players and is played with rattan ball,synthetic rubberrised plastic . It is called Sepak Takraw in Indonesia and Singapore. It allows the players to touch the ball only with feet,chest,knee and head . It has been part of Asian Games since 1990 Beijing Asian Games. India won a Bronze Medal in Team Regu at 2018 Asian Games.
Stamps on Kazi Nazrul Islam – Pakistan ,Bangladesh & India
Kazi Nazrul Islam (25 May 1899-29 Aug 1976) was a revolutionary Poet of Bengal .He was born in Churulia in Bengal (India).He composed nearly 3000 songs. He Shot to fame through All India Radio Calcutta . He was awarded Padma Bhusan by Government of India . After formation Bangladesh he moved to Bangladesh in 1972 and breathed his last in 1976. He was National Poet of Bangladesh and conferred the award of “Ekusey Padak” by Government of Bangladesh.
Pakistan honoured him by issuing a set of two stamps during his lifetime on his 69th Birth Anniversary on 25 Jun 1968.
PAKISTAN STAMPS on KAZI NAZRUL ISLAM -1968
Bangladesh issued a set of two stamps on his first Death Anniversary on 29 Aug 1977.
Bangladesh issued a stamp on his Birth Centenary on 31 Dec 1998.
India issued a stamp on his Birth centenary on 14 Sep 1999.