The President of India released a postage stamp in memory of Dadi Prakashmani

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The President of India Draupadi Murmu unveiled a postage stamp honoring the legacy of Dadi Prakashmani.

An Overview of the News

  • The event took place on August 25, 2023, at the Rashtrapati Bhavan Cultural Centre.
  • The release of the postage stamp was part of the 'My Stamp' initiative of the Department of Posts, Ministry of Communications.
  • The initiative was a tribute to Dadi Prakashmani on her 16th death anniversary.

Grandma Prakashmani's contribution and legacy:

  • Dadi Prakashmani contributed significantly to spreading Indian values and culture globally through spirituality.
  • Under her leadership, the Brahma Kumaris grew into the world's largest women-led spiritual organization.
  • Dadi Prakashmani displayed strong leadership qualities by supporting the Brahma Kumaris community with faith and courage during challenging times.

"My Stamp":

  • It is a personalized postage stamp service of India Post.

  • This involves printing a small customer's photo, logo, artwork or images of various subjects onto a template sheet of postage stamps.

  • The purpose of this service is to add a personal touch to postage stamps.

  • It was launched during the 'INDIPEX-2011' World Philatelic Exhibition.

  • It is available at Philatelic Bureaux, counters, important post offices, and tourist places.

  • Allows customization with images of heritage sites, tourist places, wildlife, birds, and more.

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