Special Cover:The Alexandra Girls English Institution

\"\"By Anil Kr Pujara

Maharashtra and Goa circle of India Post issued 21st Special Cover of 2012 on 01.09.2012 to commemorate 150 years of Excellence of The Alexandria Girls English Institution. It was founded in 1863 by the great Educationist MANOCKJEE CURSETJEE. From a humble beginning with 13 Girls, it has till now illuminated the lives of innumerable students with the light of Knowledge, which includes MADAME BHIKAJI CAMA who was the first to unfurl the flag of Indian Independence at Stuttgart, Germany on 22nd August 1907.Let the torch of Knowledge continue to ignite n brighten the lives of Many more for all times to come.

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