Welcome to My Indian stamps, first-day covers and postcards gallery. These items have all been collected by me since the age of seven. My desire here, is to show as often as I can, some of my presumed beauties and talk about them. And hopefully make Your Day in the bargain. In case you want a better view, JUST CLICK on the picture and it will be ENLARGED. Please also see my picture postcards blog www.mypicturepostcards.blogspot.in, and also my stamps blog www.letstalkstamps.blogspot.com.
08 February 2017
Joint Issue - 50th Anniversary of the Bilateral Relationships between India and Singapore 24.11.2015
Rashtrapati Bhavan was built between 1913-1929. Among the largest official residences of any Head of State, Rashtrapati Bhavan is an H-shaped building. The building has four floors with 227 columns, 37 fountains and 2.5 kilometres of corridors – all of its spread across a vast five acres. The central ceremonial hall within the building is known as the Durbar Hall. It is used for all major state functions. The first Government of Independent India under the leadership of Jawaharlal Nehruwas sworn-in here on 15 August, 1947.
TheIstanais the official residence and office of the President ofSingapore. It was designed and built by Colonial Engineer, Major John Frederick McNair. In 1867, the Colonial Government under Governor Sir Harry Ord bought over 100 acres of land belonging toCharles Prinsep’s nutmeg plantation. The foundation stone was laid byLady Ord, wife of the Governor, in July 1867.