Special cover with special cancellation was released on ‘Goa Cashew Feni’ by Department of Post

Panaji, August 12, 2021

Curtain raiser took place today with the release of Bulletin 1 of the GOAPEX 2021, District Level Virtual Philatelic Exhibition that is to be held from 30th November 2021 to 2nd December 2021. “Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav’ an initiative of the Government of India to celebrate and commemorate 75 years of progressive India and the glorious history of its people, culture and achievements is the major theme of the Virtual Philatelic Exhibition GOAPEX 2021. 

The Exhibition will highlight India’s unique culture and heritage and will also provide an unique opportunity to commemorate Diamond Jubilee Celebration of Goa Liberation Movement. The exhibition will not only broaden the horizons of our philatelic knowledge but shall provide valuable insights into the culture and heritage of India and Goa in particular.Various innovative activities are planned for the citizens of Goa of all ages. This will be brought out in the subsequent releases of the Bulletins. Mrs. Rita Pinto, Asst. Supdt. of Panaji Sub Division is the goapex 2021, Exhibition Co-ordinator. 

On this special occasion, a special cover with special cancellation was released on ‘Goa Cashew Feni’. The special cover on ‘Goa Cashew Feni’ and the Bulletin 1 of GOAPEX 2021 is available for sale at the Philatelic Bureau at Panaji Head Post Office.  The cover depicts the process involved in the making of Feni. The Special Cover and Special Cancellation were released by Chief Guest Col. S.F.H Rizvi, Postmaster General Goa Region, Panaji in the presence of Dr. Sudhir Jakhere, Sr. Supdt. of Post Offices, Goa Division,  Dr. M. R. Ramesh Kumar President of Goa Philatelic and Numismatic Society [GPNS] and Mr. Aslesh Kamat, Secretary of GPNS. Officers of the Department and other members of the GPNS Society were present at the release function.



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