USPS Released Forever Stamp on Diwali

usps-diwali-stampFrom left: Ambassador Hardeep Singh Puri, Congresswomen Carolyn B. Maloney, NY Consulate General Riva Ganguly Das, Pritha Mehra, VP Mail Entry USPS, Ranju Batra Chair Stamp Committee, and Congresswomen Meng at the release ceremony of Diwali Stamp at Indian Consulate on Wednesday.(Source- PTI)

A Diwali stamp was launched at New York on 6th October 2016 ┬áby the US postal service, capping seven-year-long efforts by Indian-Americans and influential American lawmakers to commemorate the festival of lights.The stamp was unveiled at the Indian Consulate at an elaborate “first-day-of-issue” dedication ceremony yesterday.The stamp shows a photo of a traditional ‘diya’ lit against a sparkling gold background and the words ‘Forever USA 2016′ written below.

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