Monday, September 26, 2016

Special Cover released on the occasion of 500th Test match of Indian Cricket team played at Kanpur between India and New Zealand

This special cover is released to mark the occasion of the 500th Test match of Indian Cricket team. The match is being played at Kanpur from September 22 onward against New Zealand. The price of the cover is Rs 35/- 

The Captains of few major Test Matches are: 

1st - Shri CK Nayudu,

100th - Shri M. A. K. Pataudi

200th - Shri Sunil Gavaskar

300th - Shri Sachin Tendulkar

400th - Shri Rahul Dravid

500th - Shri Virat Kohli. 

RIO PARALYMPICS - India's Medal Winners - Nation's Pride (KTK/16/2016) - 24 
September 2016 - Bangalore 

This special cover is released to commemorate Medal winners of India in Rio Paralympics. The Paralympics Games is a quadrennial multi-sport event, involving athletes with range of disabilities that include impaired muscle power, impaired passive range of movement, limb deficiency, vision impairment etc. All the winners are the first time Medal winners except Javelin thrower Shri Devendra Jhajharia - became the first Indian to clinch two gold medals (including a gold medal won earlier in 2004 Athens Paralympics). 

Source - Suresh R - Bangaore : email :

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