India on Wednesday said thanks to the UN Postal Administration for issuing special postal stamps to recognize Diwali, the Indian celebration of lights. The United Nations Postal Service issued a special occasion sheet on October 19 to honor the celebration of Diwali.
United Nations Postal Agency Released A New Diwali Special Stamp
“The struggle between Good & Evil happens everyday @UN. Thank you @UNStamps for portraying our common quest for the triumph of Good over Evil in your 1st set of Diwali stamps on the occasion of the auspicious Festival of Lights,” India’s Permanent Representative to the UN Ambassador Syed Akbaruddin tweeted.
The sheet in the division of USD 1.15 contains ten stamps and tabs including festive lights and the representative lights are known as diyas. The foundation of the sheet includes the United Nations Headquarters building lit up with the message of “Glad Diwali” to praise the soul of the celebration.
“Diwali, also known as Deepawali is the joyous and popular festival of lights, which is celebrated in India and by followers of many faiths across the world,” the UN office had said in its portrayal going with data about the stamps.
Amid the festival mud lights are known as diyas are lit to imply the triumph of good over evil. The celebration likewise symbolizes the beginning of a New year for some networks, it said.
The United States Postal Service (USPS) had in October 2016 launched a dedicatory stamp to pay tribute to the celebration of Diwali. The USPS Diwali stamp turned into a reality following seven-years of efforts and promotion by the Indian-American people group and a few Congressional goals by compelling American officials, such as Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney.