Evolve Foundation brings a digital exhibition of Mahatma Gandhi stamp collection online on Google Arts & Culture

Kiran Rawat

Philatelic World Celebrating Mahatma Gandhi

2nd October 2020 is the 151st birth anniversary of the great Indian leader Mahatma Gandhi. It is celebrated as the International Day of Non-Violence as well all around the world.

Gandhi’s leadership and his principles have a significant impact on people all over the world. The philatelic world has been releasing various Gandhi stamps as souvenirs for more than 100 years now to cherish his contribution and teachings

“Class aptent taciti sociosqu ad litora per conubia nostra, per inceptos himenaeos .Aenean non turpis vitae ligula tristique sagitt isras varius erat pulvinar eros pretium”

Evolve foundation as a society follows the Gandhi principles and believes that adopting his ideas in our present life is central. It is a matter of great pride for Evolve to get an opportunity to connect with Mr Surjit K Das, retired Chief Secretary of Uttarakhand and Chairman of the Uttarakhand Public Service Commission. He is a philatelist and an admirer of Gandhi and has a unique collection of Gandhi stamps and first-day covers which he has collected from different parts of the world. To showcase the life of Mahatma Gandhi, his connection with various countries and to pay a tribute to the visionary leader; we have curated a series of exhibits which can be seen on Google Arts & Culture at-



India exhibit

Asia Pacific exhibit

Africa exhibit

Americas exhibit

European countries exhibit

Philately is one of the best pastimes among all activities. It is not a mere collection of stamps but presents physio-cultural aspects of the country. This digital exhibit fulfils the purpose of providing easy and affordable information accessible to the other philatelists of the world as well as the young generation who can learn more about Gandhi and his teachings.

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