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    Philately exhibition inaugurated

    Pramoda Devi Wadiyar is seen releasing the Special Cover at Postal Training Centre (PTC) in Nazarbad this morning as (from left) Aindri Anurag, Postmaster General, South Karnataka Circle, Bangalore, M.S. Ramanujan, Chief Postmaster General, Karnataka Circle and N.S. Dwarkanath, President of Mysore Philatelists’ Association, look on.

    Pramoda Devi Wadiyar is seen releasing the Special Cover at Postal Training Centre (PTC) in Nazarbad this morning as (from left) Aindri Anurag, Postmaster General, South Karnataka Circle, Bangalore, M.S. Ramanujan, Chief Postmaster General, Karnataka Circle and N.S. Dwarkanath, President of Mysore Philatelists’ Association, look on.

    Mysore :

    A Special Cover on Royal Durbar of late Srikanta Datta Narasimharaja Wadiyar was released by Pramoda Devi Wadiyar, wife of late Srikanta Datta Narasimharaja Wadiyar during the inauguration of Chamundipex-2014, the South Karnataka Regional Philately Exhibition held at the auditorium of the Postal Training Centre (PTC) at Nazarbad in city this morning.

    The Special Cover depicts Srikanta Datta Narasimharaja Wadiyar ascending the Golden Throne in traditional attire amidst the announcement of the arrival of the King to the court.

    The Special Cover, which was released today, is sponsored by Ln. S. Shivanna, advocate and Past District Governor and Zonal Chairperson, Dist 317A of Lions Club International.

    M.S. Ramanujan, Chief Postmaster General, Karnataka Circle, released the Special Cover on Platinum Jubilee of Bewoor Building (Head Post Office building) in Nehru Circle at the same programme today.

    The building is named after Gurunatha Venkatesha Bewoor, who was the first Director General of the Post and Telegraph Department during 1934.

    Ramanujan also inaugurated the Philately Exhibition Chamundipex-2014, which began from today at PTC in Nazarbad .

    There are 123 entries which are participating in the competition, in junior and senior categories apart from 27 exhibits of rare collections of old stamps and postal covers of various countries.

    The expo, which is open to public from today from 10 am to 7 pm, will conclude on Sept. 26.

    Aindri Anurag, Postmaster General, South Karnataka Circle, Bangalore, N.S. Dwarkanath, President of Mysore Philatelists’ Association and others were present.

    source: http://www.starofmysore.com / Star of Mysore / Home> General News  / Tuesday  , September 24th,  2014

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