By Dr.Paresh Upadhyay
Jamnagar, Gujarat: at M.P.Shah Municipal Town Hall Jamnagar “JAMPEX-2014” district level Philatelic Exhibition organized by Jamnagar division , India Post. The Exhibition was inaugurated 0n 15th March 2014 by Hon’ble PMG – Shri. Ram Bharosa IPS & Hon’ble Shri.P.B.Desai –Principal District Judge was a Chief Guest , Shri. M.R.Tilva- Secretary of JAMPEX2014 & Supdt.of Division , on the dies as a Guest of Honors. In her Wel come speech Miss. Tejalba Jadaja said that Postage stamps are not a “small pieces of paper they can tell a story or particular topic, followed by a Chief Guest Hon’ble Shri.P.B.Desai –Principal District Judge . In His presidential speech, Hon’ble PMG – Shri. Ram Bharosa IPS , told that the main object of the exhibition is to create awareness amongst Local peoples , , While welcoming the guest stated the importance of philatelic exhibitions. The inauguration ceremony was witnessed by well attended audience, including invitees, and more prominently the school children from the various schools.
In His Vote of Thanks speech, Mr. Mahavir Ladava told that He felt proud for organizing such exhibition. He also told that main object of the exhibition is to create awareness amongst Local peoples , their families & particularly School Children towards the Philately , After the formal inauguration the Chief Guest along with other dignitaries visited the Exhibition hall and shown keen interest in some exhibits. There are more than 45 frames of exhibits are in display including 15 of invitee , The frames are beautifully arranged under the guidance of well known stamp dealer Mr. H. Mehta of Rajkot , Along with the display of PRIDE OF INDIA COLLECTION . Two Special covers are also released.
A Work shop on Stamp collection; & Power point presentation on Stamp collecting were presented by Rajkot Philatelic Society.
Closing ceremony was held on 165th March 2014, by Shri. Nalin Upadhyay-IAS, Collector of Jamnagar “The success is judged on the basis of how many visitors take the advantage of such philatelic exhibition & we were happy that large numbers of visitors spent hours and enjoyed the exhibition.”-said Mr. Mahavir Ladva in his vote of thanks speech. All concerned members & staff worked hard to make this event a memorable one.