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As only 145 days left to celebrate 75th anniversary of Indian Independence and I am starting an an initiative of #Dekhoapnadesh with #philately on the ocassion of #AzadiKaAmritMahotsav
"Rashtrapati Bhawan,New Delhi- Official Residence of President of India #indianstamps Image
#DekhoApnaDesh (see the India) with #philately to celebrate #AzadiKaAmritMahotsav
Day 2 : Kayang - A folk dance from Kinnaur district of Himachal Pradesh,India #indianstamps #indianphilately Image
Day 3 :Darjeeling Himalayan Railway or"Toy train" runs between New Jalpaiguri and Darjeeling in West Bengal which is one of the iconic mountain railways of India and in 1999,it was declared as UNESCO world heritage site
#DekhoApnaDesh with #philately #AzadiKaAmritMahotsav Image
Day 4 :
Kurinji or"Neelakurinji"flowers found in western ghats which blossoms once in 12 years.The"Nilgiri hills"which means blue mountains is named from this flower only."Paliyan"tribal people calculate their age from the blooming of this flower. #DekhoApnaDesh with #philately Image
Day 5 : The origin of the river Ganga "Gomukh",one of the sacred pilgrimage in Hinduism. The river "Ganges" which is one of the lifeline of Indian civilization #Dekhoapnadesh with #philately
#AzadiKaAmritMahotsav #75dayswithstamps Image
Day 6:IISc is a research university of India established in 1909 followed from an accidental discussion with Jamshedji Tata and Swami Vivekananda in 1893
The brand statement of IISc is- "Discover and Innovate,Transform and Transcend,Serve and Lead
#DekhoApnaDesh with #philately Image
Day 7 :First national park of India "Jim Corbett National Park"located in Uttarakhand was established in 1936 during the British Raj earlier called as Hailey National Park. It was renamed as"Jim Corbett"in 1956 who played role in its establishment
#DekhoApnaDesh with #philately Image
Day 8 :Tabo Monastery is located in Spiti Valley,Himachal Pradesh. It is often called as Ajanta of the Himalayas i.e.the ancient earthen Monastery in India to have survived since it's formation in 996 AD.A convergent point of Indo-Tibetan Cultures
#dekhoapnadesh with #philately Image
Day 9 : The temple of Indian Democracy- The Parliament House of India where the elected representatives come across from different parts of India
#DekhoApnaDesh with #philately #indianstamps #AzadiKaAmritMahotsav #75dayswith75stamp Image
Day 10:1st April is celebrated as Odisha State Day,sharing a stamp from state,i.eThe Konark Temple-13th century Sun god temple located at 35km east from Puri.Konark is a combination of two sanskrit words-"Kona"means corner"arka"means sun. #DekhoApnaDesh with #philately Image
Day 11: The monument needs no introduction. One of the seven wonders of the world - The Taj Mahal located in Agra,Uttar Pradesh and the exquisite Mughal Era architecture made from Marble.
#DekhoApnaDesh with #philately #75dayswith75stamps #AzadiKaAmritMahotsav #IncredibleIndia Image
Day 12: Indian Pitta(Pitta brachyura) is native to Indian subcontinent popularly breeding in the Himalayan jungles and hills of Central India. It is locally called as"Navrang"which means nine colours it has in its body.
#DekhoApnaDesh with #philately
#AzadiKaAmritMahotsav Image
Day 13:Siachen Glacier is one of world's largest mountain glaciers lying in Karakoram Range along the India Pakistan border. It is world's highest battlefield where India gained control over the 70km long glacier under"Operation Meghdootam"in 1984. #DekhoApnaDesh with #philately Image
Day 14:Gir National Park in Gujarat,India was established to protect Asiatic Lions in 1965.Earlier it was Nawab of Junagadh's private hunting area.This is a beautiful "lion-lioness"postal cancellation from Sasan Gir post office
#Dekhoapnadesh with #philately #75dayswithphilately Image
Day 15:Sindhu Darshan is a festival celebrated in Leh,Ladakh in the month of June on full moon day of Guru Purnima to celebrate River Indus.The festival was started in 1997 under "Sindhu Darshan Abhiyan"
#DekhoApnaDesh with #philately
#AmritMahotsav Image
Day 16:Silent Valley National Park is located in Kerala in the Nilgiri Hills,one of India's few rainforests. It was named so in 1847 by an Englishman as there was absence of sound of noisy"cicadas" which is common in forested areas #DekhoApnaDesh with #philately #IncredibleIndia Image
Day 17:#RamNavami is celebrated on the 9th day of Chaitra month Shuklapaksha of Hindu Calender.This day is celebrated as birthday of Lord Ram-The seventh Avatar of Lord Vishnu in Ayodhya #DekhoApnaDesh with #philately #ramnavami2022 #AmritMahotsav #indianphilately #indianstamps ImageImage
Day 18:On 13 April,1919 Amritsar Massacre Happened when British toops fired at unarmed people silently protesting in Jallianwala Bagh,Amritsar on day of Baisakhi which led to death of approx 1000 people.The memorial of the martyrs stands there #dekhoapnadesh with #philately Image
Day 19: Today is the birth anniversary of Dr. B.Ambedkar who has drafted the Constitution of India.The constitution of India consists of 395 articles divided in 22 parts.
#DekhoApnaDesh with #philately #indianstamps #indianphilately #AzadikaAmritMahotsav #AmbedkarJayanti Image
Day 20: It's #WorldHeritageDay and the magnificent hill forts of rajasthan from different parts resemble how beautiful amd creative our ancient architecture had been #rajasthanforts #incredibleindia #AmritMahotsav
#DekhoApnaDesh with #philately Image
Day 21:Aldabra tortoise is the largest tortoise of the world endemic to Islands of Aldabra Atoll of Seychelles. In 2006,250 year old tortoise"Adwaita"expired in Alipore Zoo,Kolkata which hatched in 1750 AD.Robert Clive received Adwaita as a victory gift of "Battle of Plassey" Image
Day 22:India's cultural diversity lies in its food from different regions of the nation.Stamps representing India's famous cuisines. Do comment which one is your favourite ☺️
#DekhoApnaDesh with #philately
-hope you all are enjoying #75days with #indianphilately
#AmritMahotsav Image
Day 23:Indian Art,Music and Dance is a representation of our tradition,culture and existence."Sangeet Natak Akademi"is a national level performing arts institute established in 1953 at New Delhi to keep the tradition of Indian music and dance alive #DekhoApnaDesh with #philately Image
Day 24:Jamshedpur is and industrial city in Jharkhand,India located between Subarnarekha and Kharkai Rivers. It is named after renowned industrialist Jamshedji Tata.Also called as"steel city"as it is industrial hub of Tata Steel and Tata Motors
#DekhoApnaDesh with #philately Image
Day 25:Hidimba Devi Temple is located in Manali,Himachal Pradesh dedicated to Hidimba worshipped as demon-goddess and was wife of Bhima,the second pandava based on Mahabharata epic.The temple was built by Maharaja Bahadur Singh in 1553 #DekhoApnaDesh with #philately Image
Day 26:Our nation feels pride on what we wear traditionally and headgears are symbol of Beauty and respect India's diverse culture. A beautiful miniature sheet on headgears of India from different parts of India. "Japicap" is from my state of Assam #DekhoApnaDesh with #philately Image
Day 27:As summer's scorching heat ramps up across parts of India,sharing a stamp sheet on India's traditionally designed handfan which were used in early days before Fans and AC. They are still used for many festive rituals in some parts of India #DekhoApnaDesh with #philately Image
Day 28:Kumbh Mela is major pilgrimage festival in Hinduism which is celebrated in cycle of 12 years in 4river-bank holy places of India-Haridwar, Prayagraj,Ujjain,Nashik. As per Indian Mythology drops from Kumbh-"the sacred pot" fell in 4 places
#DekhoApnaDesh with #philately Image
Day 29: Basilica of Bom Jesus is a Iconic Roman Catholic Basilica located at Panjim,Goa.The church is known to hold the relics of St.Francis Xavier. It is recognised by UNESCO as a world heritage site.
#DekhoApnaDesh with #philately
#AmritMahotsav #75dayswithphilately Image
Day 30: Muga Silk(GI tag) is a produce from silkworm"Antheraea Assamenesis"endemic to the state of Assam,India. The fabric or sari made from this silk has a golden glossy texture,high durability and can cost upto 7000 dollars(70k-80k inr approx.) #DekhoApnaDesh with #philately Image
Day 32: Indian embroidery is the finite piece of art in textile representing India through its rich texture,design and heritage in clothing according to geographical regions. Here is a miniature sheet stamp representing embroideries of India
#DekhoApnaDesh with #philately Image
Day 31:#OTD,India's first war of Independence was started in 1857,spanning for 1 year 8 months. It was the major uprising against British rule which began in the Meerut city and this event changed the course of entire Indian and colonial history.
#DekhoApnaDesh with #philately Image
Day 33: #OTD,1998,India conducted successfully its first indigenous nuclear tests at Pokhran,Rajasthan.This day is celebrated as"National Technology Day"to express gratitude to our scientists and their efforts to make it possible. #DekhoApnaDesh with #philately #technologyday Image
Day 34: Postal cancellation of Vellore fort which is a 16th century fort built by Vijayanagara Kings located in Vellore,Tamilnadu.This is a fort with water trench surrounded called as "moat".The famous Vellore sepoy mutiny of 1806 was held here.
#DekhoApnaDesh with #philately Image
Day 35:Indian Railways is the 4th largest railway system in the world connecting this multidiverse country. It was founded on 6th May,1986 and has estimated network length of 67000 km.The stamp released on its 150th anniversary #IndianRailways
#DekhoApnaDesh with #philately Image
Day36:A set of stamps on beautiful Great Himalayan Lakes spanning across 5 states of India
SELA-Arunachal Pradesh
CHANDRA TAAL-Himachal Pradesh
ROOP KUND-Uttarakhand
#Himalayas #75dayswithindianphilately #AmritMahotsav
#DekhoApnaDesh with #philately Image
Day 37:Bhabha Atomic Research Centre was established in Trombay,Mumbai in 1954 for Research in Atomic Reactor."Apsara"Asia's first nuclear reactor was commissioned here by Dr.Homi Bhabha in 1955. #Scihistory #scicomm #indianphilately
#DekhoApnaDesh #philately #AmritMahotsav Image
Day 38: #BuddhaPurnima is celebrated to commemorate the birth of Gautama Buddha who was the founder of Buddhism which has its starting roots from India.The festival falls on the full moon day of month of Baisakh(Indian calendar).
#DekhoApnaDesh with #philately #AmritMahotsav Image
Day 39:The postal cancellation from representing"Siddha Chakra"which is a symbol of Jainism.Palitana is a Jain pilgrimage city in Bhavnagar,Gujarat. It has the world's largest temple complex having 3000 temples in Shatrunjaya Hills.
#DekhoApnaDesh with #philately #AmritMahotsav Image
Day 40:Bandipur National Park is located in Karnataka which is known for its small population of tigers.Once a hunting ground for Maharajas of Mysore,now a habitat of tigers and various flora and fauna.This is postal cancellation from the location
#DekhoApnaDesh with #philately Image
Day 41:Indian languages are the most diverse in the world and here are some stamps on"Texts written on stamps". Sanskrit is considered as one of the oldest language of the world.
#DekhoApnaDesh with #philately #indianlanguages #indianstamps #AzadiKaAmritMahotsav Image
Day 42:A slight shift in #dekhoapnadesh series,as we are approaching the 75 day benchmark,I am trying to cover all the #statesofindia and #UTs with minimal stamps representing them.
So presenting-
Architectural heritage from
"State of Andhra Pradesh"
#AmritMahotsav #philately Image
Day 43: Stamps representing "The State of Arunachal Pradesh"
#statesofindia #philately #Dekhoapnadesh #AmritMahotsav Image
Day 44:Presenting the state from where I belong #Assam with 3 stamps,main resources of Assam- Rhino of Kaziranga,All about Tea,and the Petroleum enriched state. #Assaminstamps #AmritMahotsav #statesofindia
#DekhoApnaDesh with #philately Image
Day 45:State of #Bihar,it's capital-Patna formerly as "Pataliputra"have probably seen the transition in history from ancient to modern age.
#DekhoApnaDesh with #philately
Nalanda Ruins-Oldest University of the world
Mahabodhi Temple- A pilgrimage of Buddhism
Handicraft of Bihar Image
Day 46: #Chattisgarh state located in Central India representing with 2 covers and a stamp -
1. Crafts of Bastar, Chattisgarh
2. Woman from Bhil tribe of Chattisgarh
#Dekhoapnadesh with #philately
#statesofindia #Amritmahotsav #indianphilately Image
Day 47: Stamps representing The state of #Goa which was a former Portuguese colony which has fought a long liberation war, and it's carnival and the beautiful beaches what makes it the ultimate holiday destination
#DekhoApnaDesh with #philately
#AmritMahotsav #statesofindia Image
Day 48:Stamps representing the state of #Haryana
1. Green Revolution of 1960s made this state farming prevalent.
2.The iconic turban style of Haryana.
3.Stamp on golden jubilee of state showing the famous war of the #Mahabharata
#DekhoApnaDesh with #philately #statesofindia Image
Day 49: I missed the state of #Gujarat in between alphabets order,4 prominent thing from Gujarat
The UNESCO heritage city-Ahmedabad
The Asiatic lion of Gir National Park
The historic"White Revolution"of India started from Anand
World's tallest-statue of unity
#statesofindia Image
Day 50:In next #statesofindia series is the beautiful state of #HimachalPradesh,nestled in the Himalayan range. In 2021,the state celebrated 50 years of its existence.
Cancellations on kangra tea,mountains,former state bird Monal and Hidimba temple of Manali
#dekhoapnadesh Image
Day 51:Short of stamps from the state of #jharkhand,so representing through mineral stamp as it is mineral enriched state and stamps showing the prominent city of the state -Steel City:Jamshedpur which has headquarter of TATA STEEL
#DekhoApnaDesh with #philately #statesofindia Image
Day52:One of technically vibrant state of India-#Karnataka
Postal cancellation on Karnataka Legislative Assembly
Stamp on famous Mysore Dussehra
Stone chariot of Hampi
Top research university of India- Indian institute of science
#DekhoApnaDesh with #philately Image
Day53: The state of #Kerala -God's Own Country.
Representing with 4 philatelic items
The famous Kathakali dance
Land of spices
The endemic Mountain goat"Nilgiri Tahr" of Munnar
Kovalam beach of Trivandrum
#DekhoApnaDesh with #philately Image
Day53:State of #madhyapradesh in the heart of India and representing it with 3 #philately things
Beautiful buddhist site"The stupa of sanchi"built by Mauryan emperor Ashoka
India's cleanest city-Indore once the capital of famous Holkar Dynasty
Special cover on Handicraft of MP Image
Day 55:The state of #Maharshtra is India's largest commerical state with rich heritage.
"Gateway of India"of Mumbai
Elephanta caves of Mumbai which is a collection of cave temples of Shiva
Ajanta caves of Aurangabad-An old buddhist site
City of oranges-Nagpur
#statesofindia Image
Day 56:The state of #Manipur-an erstwhile princely state in Northeast India.
Birthplace of"Raas Lila"as seen in Manipuri Dance
State Animal of Manipur is Sangai
Place of origin of oldest form of Modern Polo-Sagol Kangjei
2022 marks 50years of its statehood
#statesofindia Image
Day 57:State of #meghalaya which means "Abode of clouds" has the finest biodiversity. It celebrated its 50 years of statehood this year. The hill state has multiple famous caves to explore.Khasi Mandarin Orange is an unique fruit grown in the state #statesofindia
#dekhoapnadesh Image
Day 58:State of #mizoram situated in #northeastindia was carved out of Assam and has a historical story of becoming a state according to "Mizoram Accord".Bamboo-Cane artifacts are one of major income source there for its abundance of bamboo jungles #statesofindia #DekhoApnaDesh Image
Day59:State of #nagaland in #northeastindia is home to diverse indigenous tribes. It's capital Kohima has a WWII history as well.King chilli (Naga mircha) is GI product of state which is one of hottest chilli in world with rates Scoville heat unit(2041427) #statesofindia Image
Day60:#Odisha is a coastal state in eastern India,famous for heritage sites,old pilgrimages and earlier known as Kalinga/Utkal.
Here shows
13th century sun temple"Konark" Jagannath Temple of Puri and it's Rathyatra festival
Traditional dance"Odissi" #statesofindia #DekhoApnaDesh Image
Day61:State of #Punjab which is named from 5 rivers flowing there. The state is historically significant in terms of cultural confluence of Sikhism,Jallianwala Bagh incident of freedom struggle and the hub which witnessed green revolution of 1960s #statesofindia #dekhoapnadesh Image
Day62:Stamps on desert state of #Rajasthan-land of ancient kingdoms,forts as well as diverse culture.
800year old Jaisalmer fort in heart of"Golden City"
Famous Dargah Sharif of Ajmer
Bikaner City famous for its sweets-savouries
Traditional Rajasthani bride #statesofindia Image
Day 63:After a long,tweeting about #philately with a target to make it to the mark of 75 days
Presenting State of #Sikkim-kingdom state included in Indian union in 1975
State animal-Red Panda
Kanchenjunga -A sacred entity of state
Changu Lake-Famous glacial lake
#statesofindia Image
Day 64:Next in line is the newly formed state of #Telangana whose capital Hyderabad has been the city of Nizams.Representing stamps on
Capital #hyderabad with famous Char Minar
Revenue stamp during Nizam's
Golconda Fort built during Qutub Shahi dynasty
#statesofindia #philately Image
Day 65:The state of #Tamilnadu has an enriched history of famous kingdoms,"gopuram" temples,festivals,art and culture.
Bharatnatyam Clasical Dance
Rameshwaram temple in Pamban Island
Vivekananda Rock in Kanyakumari
Famous handloom Kanchipuram saree
#statesofindia Image
Day 66:State of #Tripura in northeast,once ruled by"Manikya Dynasty" had attained Indian union statehood in 1972. It has a confluence of ethnic,princely and religious coexistence.
Stamps showing
Neermahal in Rudrasagar Lake
Shaktipeeth Tripureshwari
Hozagiri Dance
#statesofindia Image
Day 67:Mountainous State of #Uttarakhand referred as #Devbhoomi is famous for its temples,spirituality and the natural sites.Important Hindu pilgrimage site of"Char dhams"(four abodes) are located there and as shown in stamps-Gangotri,Yamunotri Kedarnath,Badrinath #statesofindia Image
Day68:India's populous state of #UttarPradesh is unique for complex demography,history and politics.
Exclusives from the state-
Lucknow's Chikankari Handloom
Taj Mahal-Symbol of love
Oldest existing city of Indian civilization-Varanasi
Buddhist pilgrimage-Sarnath
#statesofindia Image
Day 69:And wrapping up the #statesofindia series with #Westbengal-The land of Tagore, Terracotta Temple,birthplace of Bengal Renaissance,worst partition history also.Kolkata-City of joy saw the transition of colonial to present day.Durga Puja is the most famous festival of state Image
Day70:Apart from the #statesofindia,we have nine Union Territories of India,stamps and cancellations from some
New Delhi(Captial of India)
Jammu and Kashmir
Andaman and Nicobar Islands
#DekhoApnaDesh #philately #75days with #indianphilately Image
Day 71:After the states and UTs of India,it's interesting to see India's global presence and India has issued multiple joint issue stamps to commemorate it's #diplomacy relations with other countries based on culture,history,friendship #indiandiplomacy #AmritMahotsav #philately ImageImageImageImage
Day 72:#Philately appreciation for those who defend our nation's borders,alert on internal security threat,and who sacrificed for securing the lives of common people-"Our Defense Forces"which is versatile in every terrain. #DekhoApnaDesh #nationalsecurity #AmritMahotsav ImageImage
Day73:It is interesting to see how India has progressed well in its #spacetechnology and #ISRO is one of the organization behind this success.Some stamps on #Indian presence in space.Every successful satellite launch is a benchmark moment for #indiainspace
#philately #scicomm Image
Day 74: #Indianscience has seen progression because of those rooted #Indianscientists who went beyond the boundaries to innovate,discover and find solutions to make a better nation. Stamps on some of the great #scientists of modern India #Dekhoapnadesh #scicomm #philately Image
Day 75:Just less than one month left to celebrate #AzadiKaAmritMahotsav,I finally wrap up #Dekhoapnadesh with #philately series on #75days with #indianphilately with last post on stamps of "Makers of Modern India"of this modern nation which is soon going to turn 75. HERE I END// Image

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