Tracing history through philately

Chennai City South Division of India Post organised a district level Philatelic Exhibition, CHENSPEX 2014 for children on Jan. 25 and 26, 2014 at MGR Janaki College, Durgabai Deshmukh Road, R A Puram.
A workshop on philately was held for school students on Saturday and a quiz was held on the following day. Visitors at the exhibition were also provided with snacks and refreshments.

philately-exhibitionThe exhibition consisted of a display of about a 100 frames of stamps arranged according to various different categories ranging from flowers, birds, famous personalities to Olympics to Children’s day releases and even a large collection of Miniature Sheets. Special festival releases and Rotary releases by numerous countries were also a part of the display.

Latest releases and a variety of other interesting stamps were up for sale at a counter in the exhibition. The enormity of the whole event was impressive and it definitely has paved the way for the overflowing positive comments in the suggestions book.

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