Governor Banwarilal Purohit released a special cover and special cancellation on Athi Varadar on Thursday.
The Tamil Nadu Postal Circle has brought out this special cover to commemorate the ‘Athi Varadar Festival 2019’ in Kancheepuram based on a proposal from the Hindu Religious and Charitable Endowments Department. A total of 1,000 special covers have been printed with special UV printing and each cover is priced at ₹50.
The Department of Posts has also printed one lakh non-UV special covers. These covers are available at ₹20 each at the Anna Road Head Post Office Philately Bureau as well as at the special stalls, which have already been put up near the Devarajaswami Temple at Kancheepuram. Ganga Jal bottles (250 ml sourced at Gangotri at ₹30 per bottle) have also been made available for sale for the devotees visiting the temple. for darshan.
Chief Postmaster General, M. Sampath, Postmasters General J. Charukesi and R. Anand; Secretary to Governor R. Rajagopal, and Commissioner from Hindu Religious and Charitable Endowments Department K. Phanindra Reddy participated in the event.
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