Postal Stamp Image : DIGARGANJ YAKSHI (DEITY) 1163 Indian Post
Stamp Issue Date : 13/06/1985
Postage Stamp Dinomination : 1.00
Postal Stamp Serial Number : 1163
Stamp Information : FESTIVAL OF INDIA India today symbolizes continuity and change. While traditional skills are still thriving, modern technologies are taking root. The Festival of India 1985-86 has been conieved as a major event to provide the American and the French people with glimpses of life, art and culture of India- both past and present. The Festival is expected not only to bring these nations closer to India but also to develop better understanding between the peoples of the participating countries. The Festival offers a most comprehensiive projection of the various facets of social nd cultural life in India, from the ancient timeto the present day. The celebrations consist of a series of exhibitions and programmes of music, dance, drama nad film shows, as also of seminars, wokshops and lectures to discuss various aspects of Indian lterature, arts and social sciences. The Festival seeks to depict the variety, character and qualityof modern India by presenting the continuity of her traditional skills in folk and classica; arts, simultaneaously with her technological achievements, contemporary films, books, graphics and photography. Major educational programmes are planned so that children in the US and France become aware of both the rich heritage of India's past and of the dynamic progress of contemporaru India. There will be programmes in the Universities of ythese countries as also on the TV networks to project India's image amongst as wide and audience as possible. Commencing in June 1985, the Festival will continue till spring 1986 and will be one of the biggest events ever mounted to promote goodwill and understanding between the participating countries. It will not only fill the gaps in knowledge about India, but also give an insight into the deep roots of Indian culture. It is also expected to give a trendous boost to trade nd tourism. (Text based on material published by the Festival of India Directorate).
Stamp Currency : R
Stamp Language : English
Stamp Overall Size : 4.06 x 2.73 cms
Postal Stamp Print Size : 3.71 x 2.3 cms.
Number of Stamps Per Sheet : 40
Stamp Perforations : 13 x 13
Postal Stamp Shape : Vertical
Postage Stamp Paper : Unwatermarked adhesive coated paper
Indian Stamp Process : Photogravure
Number of stamps printed : 15,00,000
Stamp Printed At : India Security Press
Indian Stamp's Color : Multicolour
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