Sunday, November 29, 2009

Latest Indian Stamps -- Silent Valley

                                             The Silent Valley rain forest, one of the few remaining patches of evergreen forests in the country, was declared a national park on November 15, 1984 by the then Prime Minister Indira Gandhi. The Park was dedicated to the nation in 1985 by the then Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi.
India Post released a Commemorative Stamp on Silent Valley on 15th November 2009 on the occasion of Silver Jubilee Celebration of declaration of Silent Valley as a National Park. On 15th November 1983 the Silent Valley forests were declared as a National Park by Smt. Indira Gandhi, Ex. Prime Minister of India. Later Silent Valley National Park was formally inaugurated and a memorial at Sairandhri to Indira Gandhi was unveiled by Shri. Rajiv Gandhi, Ex. Prime Minister of India. The design of the Stamp is Smt Indira Gandhi seeing the Valley and the design of the cancellation is flowers of the valley.
Date Of Issue:-15.11.2009.



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