Jammu: Jammu and Kashmir postal department will release two new designs of stamps on Mahatma Gandhi on Wednesday on his death anniversary.

J&K Postal Circle will be releasing two new designs of the collection 'My Stamp on Mahatma Gandhi' on the death anniversary of Father of the Nation, J&K Chief Post Master General (CPMG) John Samuel said on Tuesday.

In addition, the J&K Circle will also be bringing out booklets on Gandhiji's stamps, he added. "Gandhiji is very popular in philately worldwide. Over 100 countries have issued stamps in honour of Mahatma Gandhi," he said.

Meanwhile, Samuel also announced that the state postal department is conducting a national poll on the official website of India Post for suggestions from public on new themes and subjects for stamps in 2014.

The poll with the caption 'Suggest a Stamp' will go on till February 15, 2013 and suggestions can be sent to the email address stamppoll@gmail.com, specifically created for this purpose.


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