Bihar Stamp Expo 2012:A Spectacular Event

\"\"By Anil Kr Pujara

Bihar Circle of India Post under the patronage of Ms Kaveri Banerji CPMG-Bihar with active participation of Sh. Anil Kumar DPS is going to organize four days Stamp Expo-2012 from 10th Feb to 13th Feb AT WHEELERS SENATE HALL of PATNA UNIVERSITY.The Stamp Expo is being organized in a Grand way with the active participation of officials of India Post, Bureau staff and eminent philatelists of the Bihar State more particularly of Patna.Each n every one is toiling a lot n burning mid night oil to ensure that the Stamp Expo-12 which is being held after ther the gap of 4 years in the State is a Great success in every sense i.e.in  promoting the philately among children, among citizens of all age group, strata of the society.The main attraction of the exhibition isdisplay of \’Inverted Head Stamp\’,Copper Stamp, Original letter written by Bapu in his hand writing.
Stamp Expo is being held at Wheelers Senate hall of Patna University which is a testomany to big no of eventswhich have shaped the History of India. The stamps of highest rarity are going to be displayed as they have been arranged from across the country. eminent philatelistsof State of Bihar are displaying their collection on varoius themes.
Deptt. of Post is planning to bring out four(4) special covers on the occasion, four stamp book lets on various themes and one set of MAX cards.4 special covers which are being brought out are on themes like Sher Shah Suri the architect of modern GT Roads,the lifeline of Modern India n efficient administrator,Great Scientist Arya Bhatt, various paintings of Bihar which are on the verge of Extinction n the burning theme i.e. to create awareness among the people regarding Girl Child n environment.
Similarly 4 sets of Stamp Booklets which are being brought out on the occassion are covering the themes like Jainism, Budhism, Sikhism n burning theme like protection of Holy river Ganga.Beautiful set of Max Cards on the theme of Sufism are being released during the exhibition.Besides for the first time My stamp is being launched in a big way in the State of Bihar. There is tremndous response from the public n more particularly from the children of various schools to get their registration in the bureau for the My Stamp. Beside there will be more products also available in the exhibition venue for sale by India Post to cater to the varios requirements of philatelists, collectors n visitors.
Approximately two hundred frame os stamps are going to be displayed. The collection for display in the expo will in the invitee class as well as in the competitive class.Various activities like quiz, painting, music competition, dance competition,letter writing, magic show etc shall be held to keep the children busy, make them aware about the hobby n enthrall the visitors.
All out efforts are being made in a grand way to promote the philatelly in a big way in the state.The image of the invitation card itself will reflect the pains tat are being taken by one n all to make the success.Seing the level of enthusiasm that is being the exhited by one n all, no body can say the future of Philately is not bright as big no of dealers are also visiting the expo with their stock to help the collectors to complete their collection n make value addition to their collection.

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2 Responses to Bihar Stamp Expo 2012:A Spectacular Event

  1. R.K.MISHRA says:

    THE COST OF MY STAMP IN PATNA IS 400/- TO 500/- AND AT LUCKNOW IT IS ONLY IN 300/-

    COMMENTS INVITED

  2. SUNIL KUMAR GARG says:

    Philatelic Society/Congress or what have we in India should
    be invoking clauses in Right to Information Act as to why something
    that was sold for Rs.150.- ( @ 3X) in February 2011 was sold for 6X in Jammu & Srinagar etc. is now going for 8 to 10 times face value.
    It is a shameless rip-off!!

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