StampNews.com got information about an upcoming exhibition that will be held in India. CHAMUNDIPEX-2014 will take place on the 24th of September and will last two days.
The department has received 37 entries -- nine under junior class and 29 under senior class -- from Mandya, Chamarajanagar and Shimoga districts. Philatelists can exhibit their collections under three categories (thematic, general and country) for which the postal department will provide 80 frames, said D Shivaiah, senior superintendent of post office (Mysore division). Shivaiah told TOI that they will keep the covers for sale at Chamundipex-2014.
The cover will cost Rs 10 and Rs 5 depending on whether it has a stamp or not."The department aims at spreading a word on stamp collection, and to create awareness among people, especially students. Though stamp collection, which has numerous benefits, is considered as the king of hobbies. Chamundipex-2-14 is an initiative to motivate youth", he added.