New Special cover on Jainism
- Dear Sadharmi Bandhu,
Sadar Jai Jinendra.
A special cover and special cancellation related to JAINISM has been issued at Satna (M.P.) on 28th Jan. 2005. India Post
organized Satna District level Philatelic Exhibition SATNAPEX-2005 at Satna (M.P.) on 28th & 29th Jan. 005.Central India
Philatelic Society was co-organizer on the exhibition. Each day a special cover and special cancellation was released. Special
cover of 28th Jan. 2005 was commemorated to the 125th Anniversary of Satna city's oldest temple, Digamber Jain Mandir
which was established in the year 1880. Image of this Temple and chief idol of 1008 Shri Neminath Bhagwan are printed on
the special cover. Special cancellation depicts 10th A.D. Ancient sculpture of Patiyandai Jain Temple of Satna District. This
sculpture is having image of three Tirthankars and presently exhibited at Government Museum of Ramvan, District Satna. The
special cover and cancellation were released by the Chief P.M.G.of Chhattisgarh Circle Col. Prathviraj Kumar. Mr. Sudhir Jain,
Secretary, Central India Philatelic Society was the Special Guest and Jury member.
Scanned image of the special cover is attached.
With kind regards,
Universal Cables Ltd., SATNA (M.P.) 485 005
E-mail : mrsudhirjain@...
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