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Tuesday, November 15, 2011

DoP releases 2 Spl postage stamps on children's day in Jammu

                 The Department of Posts released two special postage stamps depicting drawings of school children on Tiger on the Children's day today with a view to give a fillip to the 'Save the Tiger' campaign.
To commemorate Children's Day celebrations, Chief Postmaster General (CPMG) DoP J-K, John Samuel released two special postage stamps at function organised here today.
“The stamps are of Rs 5 and Rs 20 denominations. Both the stamps on Children's day depict the drawings of school children on Tiger", Samuel said.
“By bringing out the stamps on tigers on Children's Day, the Government is encouraging the school children to be involved in Save the Tiger campaign", he said.
This is a part of the Government's initiative to create awareness about protecting the Tigers, he said adding that DoP has been taking many innovative steps to bring high quality philately stamps.

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