India Post on the occasion of INDIPEX 2011 is bringing out a special stamp on Gandhi Ji to commemorate the event. The stamp will be unique as it will be printed on “Khadi”, the handspun cotton material that Gandhi Ji held as the symbol of self determination and self reliance.
The Presentation Pack will be released by Smt. Pratibha Patil, the President of India on Saturday 12th February 2011 at INDIPEX 2011, the World Philatelic Exhibition being held in New Delhi, the capital of India.
The Khadi Stamp will be available during the exhibition at the venue, as a Presentation Pack which will also include a miniature sheet. The Presentation Pack is priced at Rs. 250 onlyand a maximum of 10 stamps can be ordered by a single person.
Orders for this special stamps can be placed by writing directly to Mr A.S. Kala or pre-ordering them online. Outstation orders will be sent by Speedpost for which necessary charges will apply.
The deliveries would start from 12th February 2011.
The Presentation Pack will be available at the venue, but its better to book your copy in advance. The order can be placed online and the Pack collected at the venue by making a direct payment. Simply fill the Pre-Order Form below and choose this as the Mode of Delivery. Carry the copy of the Confirmation Mail that you receive along with the full payment of the amount Rs 250/- only for each Presentation Pack you order, and collect your Pack.
For more details visit: http://www.indipex2011.com/?page_id=381