This is an official website of Indian Philatelists' Forum * Join Indian Philatelists' Forum * This is an official website of Indian Philatelists' Forum

Welcome to the world of Indian Philately !


Theme & Thought of the day.   Travelogue

16 December : Vijay Diwas (Victory Day).

Vijay Diwas“No Sir, I will not abandon my tank. My gun is still working and I will get these bastards.” - Second Lieutenant Arun Khetarpal, PVC over the radio to a superior officer who had ordered him to abandon his burning tank during 1971 Indo Pak War. He died on 16th December in the Battle of Basantar during the Indo-Pakistan War of 1971.

Vijay Diwas (Victory Day) is also commemorated on every 16th December in India as it marks its military victory over Pakistan in 1971 during the Indo-Pakistani War of 1971, who were alliance of Bangladesh Mukti Bahini. The end of the war also resulted in the unilateral and unconditional surrender of the Pakistan Army and subsequent secession of East Pakistan into Bangladesh.

 

Children’s Day and Stamps Collecting.

Children's DayChildren's Day is recognized on various days in many places around the world, to honor children globally. The first ever Children's day was celebrated in 1954. The idea of a universal Children's Day was suggested by Mr. V.K. Krishna Menon and it was adopted by the United Nations General Assembly. By resolution 836(IX) of 14 December 1954, the General Assembly recommended that all countries institute a Universal Children's Day, to be observed as a day of worldwide fraternity and understanding between children.

 

   
Philatelists' Directory   Buy, Swap & Sell
Looking for other philatelists near you? Trying to find a philatelist with a particular area of interest? Search in Online Philatelists’ Directory. We feel privileged to create the much needed Directory of Indian philatelists and philatelists from Overseas who are collecting on any aspect of Indian Philately. Name wise & City wise directory is available on this site with searchable database. 627 philatelists have already been registered as on 18 December, 2014 .

Registration for the Directory is free.
 
Buy Swap & Sell'Indian Philately Digest' is now offering 'Buy, Swap & Sell' service for the registered members, to make it convenient to buy, swap or sell any philatelic material through this website. This service is provided free of cost to registered members. By advertising on this site you will reach 620+ registered members and several unique visitors to our site every day! Philatelic Clubs and Societies can also submit their small advertisement.
   

| We Welcome Our New Members |
* Haresh Kumarpal Shah * Santosh Kumar Lahoti * Subramaniam Sankaran * Ed Bohannon (USA) * R. Ravindranath * Vijay Gajanan Naik *
[Access to Philatelists' Directory is Password Protected. Login information have been sent to registered philatelists. If you have not received your login details, please email us.]
| Recent Commemorative Issues : 2014 |
Anagarika Dharmapala Liver Transplantation in India Commemorative Stamp on UTI India - Slovenia Joint Issue India - Slovenia Joint Issue Sagol Kangjei Swami Ekrasanand Saraswati Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan

Updated on: 18.12.14

Total Visitors:

hits counter