By Suresh Rao
Centenary Celebrations of Indian Red Cross Society
The Mission of the Indian Red Cross Society is to inspire, encourage and initiate at all times all forms of humanitarian activities so that human suffering can be minimized and even prevented and thus contribute to creating more congenial climate for peace. Indian Red Cross Society Tamil Nadu Branch is celebrating its Centenary (1920-2020) in India. The Special Cover is released to commemorate the occasion of Centenary Celebration of the Indian Red Cross SocietyÂ¬Tamil Nadu Branch on 28th January 2020.
Clubfest – First festival of Philatelic Clubs in Chennai
Aimed at promoting Philately, the King of Hobbies, Permanent Philatelic Exhibition was inaugurated at the Philatelic Bureau of Anna Road Head Post Office on 15.08.2017 where exhibits on different themes are displayed. Philatelic Workshops were conducted at Schools to help them open Philatelic Clubs and Philatelic Deposit Accounts. There are 160 Philatelic Clubs in Chennai. With a view to encourage the budding Philatelists, CLUBFEST 2020 is organized at Anna Road Philatelic Bureau @ Chennai, for a period of one month from 12.02.2020. During this Philatelic Festival, the members of Philatelic Clubs will get an opportunity to showcase their philatelic talents. This Special Cover and Cancellation is released on 12th February, 2020, to mark the inauguration of CLUBFEST 2020.