Philatelic expo from January 2

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.

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