Rare collection of postal heritage of Phulkian states will be displayed at Patiala heritage festival
Kanwar Inder Singh/ royalpatiala.in/ Patiala
A rare collection of postal heritage of Phulkian states comprising Patiala, Nabha, Jind, Kaithal, Malerkotla, Kalsian and Faridkot will be displayed in an exhibition of Numismatic and Philatelic heritage of Phulkian States from February 22nd-24th at Patiala heritage festival.
The exhibition will be held at exhibition centre, sheesh mahal Patiala and will be inaugurated on the first day of Patiala heritage festival.
Patiala district administration in association with Postal department and a private collector of these rare articles Narinder Pal Singh is organizing this exhibition of Numismatic and Philatelic heritage of Phulkian States.
In this exhibition, postal stamps, postal envelops, coins, stamp papers of Phulkian states comprising Patiala, Nabha, Jind, Kaithal, Malerkotla, Kalsian and Faridkot will be displayed. Coins of Patiala riyasat, starting from the founder of Patiala Baba Ala Singh upto 10th generation will be displayed by Narinder Pal Singh.
As per Priyanka Sharma (ASP-Hqrs) of Postal department “postal department will set up a stall in the craft mela at sheesh mahal where ancillary items like mugs, clocks etc will be sold. Also My Stamp counter will also be established where anyone can come and make a stamp of his /.her. These stamps are legal and can be used for posting a letter or documents. The stall at craft mela will work from the inauguration day to the last date of the mela.” She invited all to come at postal department stall at sheesh mahal.
About Narinder Pal Singh
He is specialised in collecting and studying Sikh Relics, Handwritten manuscripts, Arms and Armour and Coins of the Sikh Rulers of Punjab I.e. Patiala, Nabha, jind, Kaithal, Sikh misls, Maharaja Ranjit Singh and his Successors. Held 209 Heritage Exhibitions in last 30 years in Schools, Colleges, Universities and Gurdwaras on historical days to educate next generation about our rich heritage. Did more than 70 Workshops and Lectures on our heritage and coins. Honoured by more than 100 Societies with many awards.