Miniature Sheet on FDC – India 2017- Indian Cuisine -Bhog Prasad.

Miniature Sheet on FDC – India 2017- Indian Cuisine -Bhog Prasad.

The Festive season in India is at its Peak with various types of Festivals all across the Country. The sweets offered or associated with Temples and Deities are known as Bhog Prasad. The recipes have not undergone major changes and the dedicated Chefs at temple kitchens get much of the credit for such cuisines.

A Miniature Sheet was issued on 03 Nov 2017 containing six stamps of Rupees Five each on these Bhog Prasads.A FDC with a miniature sheet of Rs 30 on Bhog Prasad is listed.

Modak – Indian sweet made of flour and has fillings of grated coconut. It is a favourite sweet of Hindu Deity Ganesha.

Mahaprasad – Lord Jagannath Temple in Puri Odisha is known for Mahaprasad. different types of rice, dal and vegetables.

Chhappan Bhog – means 56 dishes which are offered to the deity.

Peda – It is associated with Mathura and Lord Krishna. Made of flour, mawa , milk and cardamom.A delicious sweet.

Sandesh – It is a Bengali sweet made milk and sugar. A delicacy for the Bengal region.

Tirupati laddu – It is associated with Tirumala Venkateshwara Temple in Tirupati. This ritual of offering Ladoo to LordVenkateshwara started in 1715. Tirupati Ladoo has a Geographical indication Tag & TTD has rights to this prasad. It is made of gram flour, sugar,  cashew, oil, raisins etc.

FDC MS BHOG PRASAD
INDIA FDC MS 2017- INDIAN CUISINE -BHOG PRASAD

Miniature Sheet on FDC – India 2017- 350th Prakash Utsav Guru Gobind Singh

Miniature Sheet on FDC – India 2017- 350th Prakash Utsav Guru Gobind Singh

A FDC with a miniature sheet of Rs10 on 350th Prakash Utsav Guru Gobind Singhji released on 21 Jun 2015 is listed. Guru Gobind Singh Ji ( 22 Dec 1666-07 Oct 1708) was the Tenth Guru of Sikhs. The miniature sheet features Takht Sri Harimandir Ji Patna Sahib in Patna where Guru Gobind Singh was born.

FDC MS GURU GOBIND SINGH
FDC MS 2017- 350TH PRAKASH UTSAV GURU GOBIND SINGH JI.

Miniature Sheet on FDC – India 2015- International Yoga Day.

Miniature Sheet on FDC – India 2015- International Yoga Day

A FDC with a miniature sheet on International Yoga Day released on 21 Jun 2015 is listed.

FDC MS YOGA DAY
INDIA FDC MS-INTERNATIONAL YOGA DAY 2015

Indians in First World War  – Air Warriors -Miniature Sheets India 2019.

Indians in First World War  – Air Warriors -Miniature Sheets India 2019.

India issued a set of Stamps on 20 Aug 2019 to Honour Indians in the First World War. A Miniature sheet containing four stamps was issued featuring Air Warriors.

Rs 15 – Lt Indra Lal Roy, DFC                RS 15 – Lt H S Malik              Rs 5 – Lt B C Wellingkar    Rs 5  –  Lt E S Chander Sen.

 

INDIA MS AIR WARRIORS
INDIA MS 2019- AIR WARRIORS

Stamps on Indian Fashion – Concept to Consumer  Series 3- 2019

Stamps on Indian Fashion – Concept to Consumer  Series 3- 2019

India issued a miniature sheet with four stamps on the theme  Indian Fashion through the Ages- Series 3 – Concept to Consumer. It was issued on 06 Sep 2019.

Rupees 15 – Fashion Designer.

Rupees 10 – Costume Designing.

Rupees 15 – Fashion Show.

Rupees 10 –  Mass Production.

INDIA MS FASHION 3
INDIA MS 2019- FASHION 3

Miniature Sheet on Jallianwala Bagh Massacre -India -2019

Miniature Sheet on Jallianwala Bagh Massacre -India -2019

India issued a miniature sheet with two stamps on the theme 100 Years of Jallianwala Bagh Massacre on 13 April 2019. 13 April is celebrated as Baisakhi -the harvest festival and establishment of Khalsa Pant by Guru Gobind Singh. On 13 Apr 1919 thousands of people had peacefully gathered to celebrate these festivals in Jallianwala Bagh -an open park-in Amritsar when Dyer moved with non-British Soldiers and without warning opened fire on unarmed, innocent Men. Women and Children from all sections and religions of Society. He had blocked the only exit. Dyer was responsible for the massacre of thousands of Indians. This massacre was avenged by Sardar Udham Singh when he killed Dyer in London on 13 Mar 1940. A memorial and a Museum are now a testimony to this massacre.

Stamps Printed -500,000     Miniature Sheets -110,000.  Printed at SPP Hyderabad.

INDIA MS 19 JALLIANWALA BAGH
INDIA MS 2019- 100 YEARS OF JALLIANWALA BAGH MASSACRE.