National Philatelic Exhibition – AMRITPEX 2023
Stamps are reflections of the heritage and achievements of a country. They give a glimpse of important things. The India Post is organizing AMRITPEX 2023 in New Delhi. It is National Philatelic Exhibition spread over 50,000 square feet. More than 1400 frames are to be exhibited in AMRITPEX. The focus of the event is on Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav.
About AMRITPEX 2023
The themes of AMRITPEX are youth, Nature, women’s power, Wildlife, the Culture of India, etc. It will also focus on Indian biodiversity. Apart from this, the exhibition will also include a wall of stamps, live paintings, etc.
Collection of postage stamps is philately. The Government launches stamps commemorating special events like centenary birth anniversaries of great leaders, achievements of schemes, sports persons, honouring military officials and their sacrifices, promoting tourist spots and heritages, etc. The stamps remind us of the richness of the country and its pride.
National Philately Day
It is celebrated on October 13 to encourage philately as a hobby. During the celebrations, India Post releases stamps on national interests and social relevance. For instance, during the 2021 celebrations, India Post released stamps on unsung war heroes of India.