First Day Covers India 2018 – Dr M L Vasanthakumari
Dr Madras Lalitangi Vasanthakumari (03 Jul 1928 -31 Oct 1990) was a Carnatic musician and a playback singer for film songs in many Indian Languages. Along with her contemporaries D K Pattamal & M S Subbulakshmi they were known as “Trinity of Carnatic Music”. She was a recipient of Padma Vibhusan and Sangita Kalanidhi.
A Stamp was issued on 03 Jul 2018 in her memory. A FDC is listed.
First Day Covers India 2018 – Hemwati Nandan Bahuguna
Hemwati Nandan Bahuguna was born on 25 April 1919 in Pauri Garhwal (now Uttarakhand). He was an Alumni of Allahabad University. A Politician he was a member of Indian National Congress and 9th ChiefMinister of Uttar Pradesh. He died on 17 Mar 1989.
A Stamp was issued on 25 Apr 2018 in his memory to commemorate Centenary of his birth. A FDC is listed.
First Day Covers India 2018 – India -South Africa Joint Issue
India Post issued Miniature sheet and a set of two postage stamps in the denomination of rupees 25 & five on 26 Jul 2018 on 20 Years of Strategic Partnership between India & South Africa. The stamps feature Deendayal Upadhyaya (2500) & Oliver Tambo (500p)
First Day Covers India 2018 – Damodar Hari Chapekar
India Post issued a postage stamp in the denomination of rupees five on 08 Jul 2018 on Damodar Hari Chapekar (1870-1898). The Chapekar brothers belonged to Chinchwad near Pune and were revolutionaries who were hanged by Colonial rulers for their role in assassination of the Plague Commissioner of Pune . The People were upset with the oppressive measures taken by Colonial rulers.
First Day Covers India 2018 – Centenary Dakshina Bharat Hindi Prachar Sabha Madras
India Post issued a postage stamp in the denomination of rupees five on 17 Jun 2018 on .Centenary of Dakshina Bharat Hindi Prachar Sabha,Madras . It was established in 1918 by Mahatma Gandhi to propogate Hindi Language in Southern states A FDC with stamps is listed.