India Stamps May 2011 Issues

2nd Africa-India Forum Summit
Date Of Issue:25.05.2011 
India Post released a New commemorative set of stamps and  Miniature sheet for " 2nd Africa-India Forum Summit" on 25th May 2011.

Rabindranath Tagore-150th Birth Anniversary
Date Of Issue:07.05.2011
Rabindranath Tagore was an icon of Indian culture. He was a poet, philosopher, musician, writer, and educationist.He was popularly called as Gurudev and his songs were popularly known as Rabindrasangeet. Two songs from his Rabindrasangit canon are now the national anthems of India and Bangladesh: the Jana Gana Mana and the Amar Shonar Bangla. Rabindranath Tagore was born on May 7, 1861 in a wealthy Brahmin family in Calcutta. He was the ninth son of Debendranath and Sarada Devi. His grandfather Dwarkanath Tagore was a rich landlord and social reformer. Rabindra Nath Tagore had his initial education in Oriental Seminary School. But he did not like the conventional education and started studying at home under several teachers.Rabindranath Tagore became the first Asian to became Nobel laureate when he won Nobel Prize for his collection of poems, Gitanjali, in 1913; awarded knighthood by the British King George V; established Viswabharati University; Now India Post Released a new stamps and Miniature sheet for Rabindranath Tagore for his 150th Birth Anniversary on may 7th 2011. 
Miniature Sheet 
Special Cover 1 
Special Cover 2

Special Cover:- 25 Years of Papal visit to Thrissur 
Date Of Issue:01.05.2011
India Post released a special cover on 1st may 2011 to celebrate "25 Year of Papal visit to Thrissur and Blessing of the Papal Rostrum at Thrissur.

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