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UN wishes Happy Diwali, issues special festive stamp

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Fayiq Wani | Updated on: 04 Nov 2018, 12:25:01 PM
UN wishes Happy Diwali, issues special festive stamp

New Delhi:

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 : 04 Nov 2018, 12:24:51 PM