World Philatelic Exhibition – INDIPEX 97 was conducted from 15th to 22nd December 1997 at Pragati Maidan, New Delhi in Connection with 50 Years of India’s Indepenence. 17 Commemerative Stamps and 1 Souvenier Sheet was issued on this occasion. Each Day was celebrated as Golden Jubilee of India’s Independence, Post Office & Philately Day, Army Postal Service Day, Olympic Day, Environment Day, Youth Day Tourism Day and FIp Day. Philatelic Passport, Book Indicators, Franking Machine cancellations also provided in addition to daily hand stamp cancellations. In Publicity of Indipex 97 – various slogan cancellations were provided by Other selected post offices in the country.
During Indipex 97 Franking machine cancellation also provided.