By Anil Kr Pujara
A 2 days philatellic exhibition was held in Muzzaffar Pur on 13th n 14th of March 2012. Two special covers were released by Deptt of Post, Bihar.Special cover released on 13th of March depicts results of excavations done at Chirand. Chirand is situated 11 km south east of the Distt Headquarter Saran, Chapra near Doriganj Bazar at the North Bank of river Ghaghra.The result of excavation there reveals about 4000 thousand years old developed culture of Pashan age. Inhabitants of Chirand were engaged in Animal Husbandry, Agriculture and Hunting. In whole of India new Pashan age culture was firstly revealed here. The catchet/ cancellation depicts world famous Litchi of Muzzafar Pur.
On 14th March,2012 another special cover was released on Acharya Janki Vallabh Shastri a well known figure in literary circle. His famous creations are ROOP-AROOP, TEER-TARANG, SHIVA, MEGHGEET, AWANTIKA, ARPAN,KAAN etc. He was conferred Padam Shree in 2010 by Govt. of India but he refused to receive. The catchet/ cancellation is of Pandulipi.