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UN wishes Happy Diwali, issues special festive stamp

New Delhi, News Nation Bureau | Updated : 04 November 2018, 12:25 PM
UN wishes Happy Diwali, issues special festive stamp
UN wishes Happy Diwali, issues special festive stamp

As people are gearing up to celebrate the festival of light, the United Nations postal agency has released a special stamp sheet to celebrate the festival in solidarity towards India. Diwali, also known as Deepawali, is the joyous and popular festival of lights, which is celebrated in India and across the world by followers of many faiths, the UN agency said.

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The stamps on this sheet have the symbols of light - diyas, on them and a lot of lights in the background. Each stamp sheet has 10 stamps with diyas and lights in various colours and costs about Rs 1100.

Today, UN Stamps issued a special event sheet to commemorate the festival of #Diwali . The sheet in the denomination of US$ 1.15 contains ten stamps and tabs featuring festive lights and the symbolic lamps known as diya, UNPA tweeted.

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First Published: Sunday, November 04, 2018 12:24 PM
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