Category Archives: Philatelists

Jainism Philately Group National Meet at Udaipur

By Sudhir Jain Jainism Philately Group (JPG)  is an organisation of collectors of Jainism and allied themes like Vegetarianism, Non Violence,  Peace etc. It has about three hundred members all around India as well as USA,  Canada and Germany. After … Continue reading

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Philatelic Congress of India Elections

By Sudhir Jain Philatelic Congress of India (PCI) is the apex national body of all the Philatelic associations of India. After a long gap, election of Governing Council of PCI conducted at Mumbai on 13th Dec. 2015. Following are the … Continue reading

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Philamirror in German Philatelic Journal

Senior philatelist of Germany Wolfgang Beyer is a serious collector of Indian stamps.He exhibits Indian stamps in many german philatelic exhibitions.Recently leading philatelic Journal of Germany  DBZ of Germany(in german language) published an article about philatelic cooperation between India and … Continue reading

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Special Cover Released on 40 Years in the Promotion of Philately by Karnataka Philatelic Society

By Suresh Rao A special cover KTK/52/2015 released during the 40th anniversary celebration of Karnataka Philatelic Society, Bengaluru also the special edition of Karphila Newsletter. On the occasion renowned philatelist Dr. Sita Bhateja was awarded the first lifetime achievement award.

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An Unsung Indian Philatelist

With 20 gold medals in his kitty Anil Suri is still an unknown Indian. Unlike celebrities and cricketers, his noteworthy gold prizes which are as good as Olympics medals are unrecognized in his own country. Suri has represented India at … Continue reading

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UTTARPEX 2015:Special Cover Released on Rare Wild Animals of UP and Uttarakhand

By M.Gulrez Last day at stamp exhibition : M.Gulrez with jure member Mr. Dinesh Sharma and Raman Kumar Mandal at UTTARPEX-15, Lucknow.

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Thiruvananthapuram Philately Bureau : A Collector’s Delight

The Philatelic Bureau at the General Post Office at Pullimoodu in Thiruvananthapuram has become a collector’s delight. Postal stamps on display at the Philately Bureau in the General Post Office in Thiruvananthapuram.—Photo: C. Ratheesh KumarGPO collects around Rs.2 lakh a … Continue reading

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Newly Elected Office Bearers of Karnataka Philatelic Society

Left to Right (Sitting – New office-Bearers) : Mr. Suresh.R , Mr. Bharat Kumar, Mr. Nikhilesh Melkote, Ms. Sridevi, Mr. Chaitanya Dev, Mr. Mani Krishnan, Mr. Manish Jain Left to Right (Standing -outgoing office Bearers) Mr. Jagannath Mani, Mr. Kannan … Continue reading

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Tribute to Zambia’s Stamp Collector Kamal Patel

By Gethsemane Mwizabi Kamal Mohanbhai Patel who died recently in Chililabombwe’s Konkola Mine Hospital was perhaps Zambia’s sole passionate stamp collector.A man with a sweet and phlegmatic personality, Kamal had a knack for detail. Nobody gathered postage stamps quite the … Continue reading

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Grey Langur Featured on German Postcard

By Anurag Senior philatelist Wolfgang Beyer from Germany sent this attractive and thematic special postmark and postcard featuring a Grey Langur . Wolfgang Beyer is known for his interest in Indian Philately. Gray langurs are large and fairly terrestrial inhabiting … Continue reading

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