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Special Cover-By India Post of Bandu Patil of Belgaum

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The cover design depicts Late. Sri Bandu Patil of Belgaum with the then PM of India Late Sri.Lalbahadur Shastri. Late Sri Bandu Patil represented the Indian Hockey team, which won Silver medal & Gold medal during 1960 & 1964 Olympics.

 

The cover also depicts the photograph of late Sri.P.D.Chougle of Belgaum known as “Pavanajaneya” the Ist Olympian of the Nation having participated in the 1920 Olympic Marathon Race held at Antwerp, Belgium.

 

Date of Issue: -30.03.2008.

 

I had made a post on this blog Did you know this on August 7, 2008, at that time I did not have a photo but now have a look at the photo of P.D.Chougule.

 

Source: http://www.indianstampghar.com/

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