Dharohar- exhibition in Balod

By-Dr.Pradeep Jain

A District Level exhibition DHAROHAR was organised in Balod of Chattisgarh state on 1 – 2nd January.This exhibition included stamps, coins, currencies, and all collectable items including antique materials. In total forty eight participants exhibited there collections from all over Chattisgarh and near bystate Orissa. In this two day exhibition pre-independence and thematic stamps were exhibited. Philatelicmaterial on children, Pakistan, Bhutan, and postal history were displayed by various collectors. Indian andforeign currencies including British India were the spots of attraction. On the first day about 3000 people visited the exhibition.\"\"

It was the first time in the history of Balod that such an exhibition of collection of different articles like oldgramaphone, locks and sarota were under display. Different medals and tokens were also displayed. A complete collection on Gandhi including his spectacles, clock, and stamps and coins issued from different parts of the world were nicely presented. In such a small place like Balod the crowd was really impressive.All the collectors were surprised by the interest shown by visitors in all the items.

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6 Responses to Dharohar- exhibition in Balod

  1. chetan patel says:

    I would like to Thank to Dr. pradeep jain for grand success of DHAROHAR indeed it was his idea to organise such a event in small place like balod.iI was surprised to see the tremandous response from the all visitors who came from the all over chhattisgarh they were asking queries and showing their response towards this hobby of collectors.Also thanks to all collectors who accepted invitation of balod JCI and was the core part of the grand success.Chetan patel JCI Vice president (M.O.)

  2. nitin jain says:

    It was a matter of proud for entire Balod on hostig DHAROHAR. It was a great experiance being a part of such a classic event. Thanx to Dr. Pradeep Jain and JCI Balod for giving a platform to beginer like me. I’d also like to thank my father Mr Pannalal Jain, from whom I inherited the such a noble hobby like Numismatology and also the intial collection. It was great pleasure to meet the collectors and gain knowledge.

  3. Tanvir khan says:

    I Like this Dharohar- exhibition in Balod.

  4. Tanvir khan says:

    Thank to Dr. pradeep jain and JCI Balod

  5. Prashant Kumar Pandey (Asstt.Director SLMA Raipur) says:

    Your collection work is excellent.Doctor has very busy profession so apart from doctory collection is very hard work.From this exhibition Balod is very popular in philately World.

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