Tuesday, July 24, 2012

Save Glaciers-Polar Regions/ Railway Stations of India: Cover From India

Thank You  Mrs. Jeevan Jyoti for sending me some India FDC's and Postcards in this cover. I really like it and it's really interesting to look at.

Its my first cover from India!

The Following cover is from owner of most popular stamps club and famous blog of India. (http://rainbowstampclub.blogspot.com). 

The Cover has stamps of Indian railway stations and of penguins.

In 2009 Indian Post released  4 stamps of 4 different Heritage Railway Stations of India.These 4 Heritage Railway Stations are

1) Howrah (Kolkata) Railway Station :
Howrah station is situated on the West bank of the Hooghly River, and is linked to Kolkata by the magnificent Howrah Bridge, an icon of Kolkata. It is  the largest railway complex in India opened in 1854.

2) Chennai Central Railway Station (on this cover)
Chennai Central, also known as Madras Central, is the main railway terminal in the city of Chennai (Madras) ans was opened in 1853

3) Mumbai CST Railway Station
Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus (CST) ,  is the busiest railway station in India, formerly called Victoria Terminus(VT), and was built in 1887.

4) Old Delhi Railway Station. (on this cover)
Delhi Junction, also known as Old Delhi Railway Station was established near Chandni Chowk in 1864 when trains from Howrah, Calcutta started operating up to Delhi. Its present building was constructed by the British in the style of nearby red-coloured fort and opened in 1903.

Also in 2009, Indian Post released stamps for "Save Glaciers and Polar Regions" which has penguins and
polar bears.

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