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CHENNAI: The Tamil Nadu Postal Circle will host the 10th national philatelic exhibition ‘INPEX 2008’ from January 2 to 6, at Rani Meyammai and Rajah Muthiah Halls in Egmore. This is the first exhibition of its kind being held in the State, according to a press release.

About 1,000 frames will be on display at the exhibition. Some of them will be of special interest to school students and youth. Several rare stamps from the National Philatelic Museum, India Security Press, Army Postal Service and some educational institutions will also be showcased.

A souvenir containing articles on postal history and philately will be released at the function. Special postal covers on various themes are to be released on each day of the exhibition.

Cultural activities will also form part of the exhibition. Bulletin –I of the exhibition ‘INPEX 2008’ will be released on the occasion.

All the competitive exhibits will be judged by a committee and prizes awarded. The last date for receipt of application for entries is November 15 and the last date for receipt of exhibits is December 24.

For details, contact 2852 0509 or 2851 2651 or email to enq.inpex2008@gmail.com. Website: tamilnadupost.nic.in

Thursday, November 1, 2007 | 0 comments |
last week of january and on the second week of february i was at cooch behar and raiganj stamp exhibition representing my state Sikkim. it was a nice experience visiting new place. we were inducted in a invitee class.i never pl;anned one day i would be visiting the cooch behar palace. the palace was really beautiful but my sentiments was hurt where in one of the museum room i found that there was a mask of Mount Kanchenjunga referred as demon. out here is Sikkim, Mt Kanchenjunga is worshiped as guardian diety and to see the diety told as demon to the visitors was not at all pleasant moment for me.
out at Raiganj..i really like the response of the department people in arranging the philatelic occassion. a strange incident happenned when the people out there was very curious to see that there was someone from Sikkim in their town. i felt as if i was an orrangutum in a zoo. i could not help myself from hiding from the eyes of the curious people of raiganj when they found me of a different planet among them. but i liked their hospitality. Met a new friend in Nilotpal Sarkar there.
Saturday, March 3, 2007 | 0 comments |