US Postal Service honors Diwali Festival with a Forever Stamp
Posted on: 25 Aug 2016 18:21:11
25 August 2016 Current Affairs: The United States Postal Service (USPS) has announced to commemorate the joyous Hindu festival of Diwali with the launch of Forever stamp on 23 August 2016.
The first-day-of-issue dedication ceremony of the Forever Stamp will take place at the Consulate General of India, New York on 5 October 2016. The launch of this stamp is an important recognition for the more than 3 million Indian-Americans who celebrate Diwali every year in US.
The Diwali stamp will be issued as a Forever stamp. This Forever stamp will also be equal in value to the current First Class Mail 1-ounce price.
The stamp design is a photograph featuring a traditional diya oil lamp beautifully lit, sitting on a sparkling gold background.
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