Special cover on Kancheepuram silk released


The Department of Posts, Tamilnadu Circle, has released an unique cover with special cancellation on “Kancheepuram Silk”. A press release stated the Kancheepuram silk was approved Geographical Indication by the Government of India in 2005-2006. The unique cover has a silk patch weaved at Kancheepuram embedded on it. J. Charukesi, Postmaster General (Mails and Business Development), Tamilnadu Circle, launched the cover on Wednesday. Sumathi Ravichandran, Postmaster General, Chennai City Region, was present. The special cover is priced 50 and can be acquired from the philatelic bureaus in the State.