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02 July 2016
Children's Day 2006
Thedepartment of Posts brings
out stamps on Children’s Dayevery
year, which are designed by achild. To select the stamp design, the
department organizes anAll India Stamp Design Competition. The
theme for this Competition in 2006 was‘My favourite mythological hero’or‘My favourite fairy tale’.
Looking into these paintings, it is sure that the future lies in the hands of a
very positive and talented generation, that sees hope in the culture, tradition
and faith in our daily lives.
year’s stamps are based onpaintingmade byMaster Keval Thakkar, a student ofAmarjyoti Saraswati Vidyalaya
Kalvibid,Bhavnagar,GujaratandMaster Shivanna T. Madvi, a student
ofDada Vaidya High School,Curti,Ponda,Goa,Maharashtrawho
won the first prizes in the Group I and II respectively in the competition. The Miniature sheetis
based on a painting made byAnu VijayanofKeralawho
won the first prize in Group III of the
From the year 2006 India Post also started issuing Miniature
sheets on the painting of Children.
The drawings on the FDC and the two stamps all depict
incidents from the epic “Mahabharat”.