By Sudhir Jain
11th M. P. State Level Philatelic Exhibition MAPPEX 2013 held at Bhopal from 19th to 21st Dec. 2013. It was organized at Ravishankar Shukla Community Hall, BIttan Market, Bhopal in a well organized manner. Exhibition was inaugurated by Mr. Nandan Dube, Director General Police, M. P. on 19th Dec. 2013.
Souvenir and 7 Special Covers released during MAPPEX-2103 .
Philatelic Workshop, Letter writing Competition, Philatelic Quiz, Painting Competition etc. were also organized during MAPPEX – 2013. Prize distribution function was organized at 4 PM on 21st Dec. 2013. Mr. Sukhraj Singh, D. G. P. (Lokayukta), M.P. was the Chief Guest and Mr. A. P. Shrivastava, Chief Post Master General, M. P. circle presided the function.
Approximately 300 frames were exhibited in this exhibition. Jury members were Mr. A.P. Shrivastava (CPMG, Bhopal) Chairman, Dr. S. P. Gupta (Meerut), Mr. Dhanajay Desai (Ahmedabad) and Mr. Umesh Kakkeri (Mumbai – Apprentice Jury).
Mr. Sudhir Jain – Thematic (Jainism)
Mr. O. P. Kedia – Postal Stationary (Gwalior State Stationary)
Mr. Dhirendra Singh Chauhan – Thematic (Mahatma Gandhi)
Mr. Arun Bindal – Postal Stationary (FDC of Post Independence Definitive)
Mr. Akash Kedia – Gwalior State Cancellations