Wednesday, December 8, 2021

Picture Postcard & Special Cancellation on the Ghats of Varanasi issued by Postmaster General Krishna Kumar Yadav

The Ghats of Varanasi have world famous spiritual glory. The festivals of life and death both are celebrated here. Not only religious and spirituality but also the knowledge and wisdom flows here. These views were expressed by the Postmaster General of Varanasi Region, Mr. Krishna Kumar Yadav while releasing a Picture Postcard and issuing a Special Cancellation by the Department of Posts on the 'Ghats of Varanasi' in the order of the Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav. This Card is sponsored by Prayag Philatelic Society, Allahabad.

Postmaster General Mr. Krishna Kumar Yadav said that Indian culture has developed since ancient times on these Ghats spread in the crescent shape on the banks of the life-giving river Ganga. In such a situation, the Picture Postcards issued on Ghats of Ganga by the Department of Posts will give it new dimensions at the national-international level. 

Devotees, philatelists, tourists, youth, general public as well as researchers who wants to save the heritage of Varanasi will find it important, said Mr. Yadav.

Hanuman Yadav, Secretary of Ganga Seva Nidhi Trust Board, said that the Ganga Aarti, which takes place every evening at Ganga Ghats, gives it divinity. People from all over the country and the world want to be a witness to its beautiful view. Treasurer of Board Ashish Tiwari said that this initiative of the Department of Posts and Prayag Philatelic Society is commendable.

Senior Superintendent of Post Offices Varanasi East Division, Rajan Rao said that a total of 88 Ghats on the banks of the Ganges give it vibrancy. These postcards for ₹ 26 will be made available in other bureaus of the country including Varanasi Philatelic Bureau. Prayag Philatelic Society convener Rahul Ganguli welcomed the guests, Senior Postmaster Chandrashekhar Barua expressed vote of thanks and Ganesh Gambhir conducted the programme.

Indian culture developed from ancient times on the Ganga Ghats - Postmaster General Krishna Kumar Yadav

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