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Postal Dept to issue special cover with pic of Jamia founded in 1920

Thursday is going to be another special day for iconic Jamia Millia Islamia that three years from now would be turning 100. It is understood in the run up to the centenary celebrations of the only Central University with a minority tag, the Ministry of Communications is going to organise exhibition- “Kalindi 2017” at Jamia where the Postal Department will issue a special cover on the university in recognition of its contribution to the field of education over the years.

The special cover with a picture of the university that was founded in 1920 will be released tomorrow at the District Level Philately, reported PTI.

“The objective of the exhibition is to showcase to the general public, in particular, the youth, the cultural and educational aspects of the hobby of stamp collection and to facilitate expansion of friendly-relations and cooperation among postal staff, philatelists, philatelic dealers and the media,” an official statement said.

The special cover on Jamia priced Rs 10 along with other old stamps. They will be on display and sale during the two-day exhibition.

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