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Special Cover on Ram Navami

  • 17 Apr 2024
  • 2 min read

Why in News?

In a programme organized under the aegis of postal department and Prayag Philatelic society, postmaster general of Prayagraj region released a special cover on the eve of Ram Navami.

Key Points

  • Stamp collections featuring iconic cultural figures such as Lord Ram serve as a bridge between people and their heritage.
  • These stamps are not only popular in India but also in over 20 other countries worldwide, where they depict characters and tales from the epic Ramayana.
  • The unique Ram Navami-themed stamp will be on sale for Rs 25 at the Philatelic bureau situated in the head post office of Prayagraj.

Prayag Philatelic Society

  • It was formed on 21st July 2017 as a registered society under the Societies Registration Act 1860 at Allahabad.
  • Its objective is to promote the cause of philately among all age groups, it invited membership from all over India.

Rama Navami

  • It is a spring Hindu festival.
  • The festival marks the birth of Lord Rama, the seventh incarnation of Lord Vishnu.
  • The day is the ninth and last day of Chaitra Navaratri. This typically occurs in the Gregorian months of March or April every year.
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