Tiruchirappalli: The Department of Posts will release commemorative stamps this year honouring eminent musicians of India, including late Pandit Ravi Shankar, Bhimsen Joshi and D K Pattammal and legendary movie actors.
Another series is planned on `Means of Transport through the ages` in the country. The department would commemorate the Golden jubilee celebration of Bhakra Nangal dam, Gaiety Heritage Cultural Complex of Shimla (Jawaharlal`s Nehru favourite place), Delhi Gymkhana club and 75th anniversary of Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan this year, it said.Tribal dwellings across India, traditional embroidery of India, Intelligence Bureau, Railway workshops at Kanchrapara and jamalpur would also be brought to light through postal stamps in 2013.Under Defence themes, the Officer Training Academy of Chennai, INS Vikramaditya is also planned this year, the release said. PTI
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