PHILACOIN 2011 : A Great Success

\"\"By Naresh Agarwal

PHILACOIN 2011, a one day Philatelic and Numismatic  Exhibition held at Loins Bhawan,\"\" Bilaspur (C.G.) organized by Chhattiasgarh Philatelic Association,Bilaspur jointly with Bilaspur Mudra Parishad,Bilaspur under patronage of Loins Club Bilaspur on 22.05.11 stamped an impression of great success  as it was graced by the regular attendance of big  number of visitors of the city and  was highly appreciated by the local print and electronic media. The exhibition which was organized with a view to refresh the  collections of the members, to introduce, attract and guide the  new collectors in this field  was highly appreciated by all the visitors of all age groups who enjoyed the fascinating world of stamps and coins together under one roof.

\"\"The show was graced mainly by the highly acknowledged thematic exhibits of National and International stature  belonging to Mr. Atul Jain and Sri Naresh Agrawal  on “Human Hands” and “Automobiles” respectively which won various national and international awards in the recent times. There were other very good displays mainly the one “Gandh-a life journey” by Sri Abhijit Biswas alongwith others on different topics such as  “Queen’s Baton Relay-2010”,Dak Ticket Sandharbh Jain Dharam, Maximum Cards(environment), History and development of car, Road Traffic Safety, Labeling Airmails etc. Numismatic section had displays of Coins from 500Bc to 1947 AD  by Sri Neeraj Agrawal, Coins of republic of India by Sri Alok Chowdhary and  Sri Pramod , Wild life on Indian coins and currency by Sri Maurya were   worth seen and  remained crowded all the time.

 

\"\"Though bad weather interrupted the flow of visitors twice in between but surprisingly the enthusiasm was never reduced.  The people kept on visiting even during the rain showers.Visitors comments on the visitor book

\"\"showed that the love for philately and coins is there in every one but it just needed opportunity and a platform to show it. Loins club of Bilaspur very generously requested the association to conduct such shows every year and assured of full support.

Speaking on the dias , the president Sri C.R. Andhare and General secretary Sri Atul Jain thanked the Loins Club, the people who visited the show, the people who showed interest in becoming member of the society. They spoke on the aim and importance of such activities . Loins club Bilaspur  awarded certificate of appreciation to all participants and honored the veteran philatelists for their achievements and services given in this field. The success of the show  was an example of team work with  special efforts from Sri Thakur, Ahishek Sharma and Abhijit Biswas under guidance of Sri C.R.andhare.

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One Response to PHILACOIN 2011 : A Great Success

  1. RADHA KRISHNA MISHRA says:

    Sir,
    I am a philatelist and having love for numismatics .I have number of themetic frame over Indian coins and foreign coins ass well Mughal, East India and British coins of Victorian, Edwardian, George v-vi -vii and the last frozen coins of Indiaand have made thematics over that.
    I have prepared in the name of JUGALBANDI OUT OF MY SIMILAR (design and motif) STAMPS ,COINS AND FROM THE AUTOGRAPHS.ONE OF THE PAGE HAVING STAMP OF INDRA GANDHI HER COINS AND HER AUTOGRAPH TAKEN AT PATNA WHEN SHE WAS MINSTER INFORMATION AND BROADCASTING.
    I want to be associated in Numismatic activities
    please suggest.

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