The Diwali Stamp. The Diya is photographed by Sally Andersen-Bruce of New Milford, CT and the stamp has been designed by Greg Breeding of Charlottesville, VA while William J. Gicker of Washington, DC is the project's art director. Photo / courtesy USPS
The Diwali Stamp. The Diya is photographed by Sally Andersen-Bruce of New Milford, CT and the stamp has been designed by Greg Breeding of Charlottesville, VA while William J. Gicker of Washington, DC is the project's art director. Photo / courtesy USPS

NEW YORK (TIP): The Diwali Stamp Project, headed by Ranju Batra, in association with the Consulate General of India, New York, is hosting the United States Postal Service (USPS) Inaugural Dedication Ceremony of Diwali Stamp on Wednesday, October 5, 2016, 12 Noon, at 3 East 64th Street, New York, NY.

While the release of the Diwali Stamp by USPS is a momentous occasion for the Indian American community, it also serves to bring United States and India closer together.

Air India has lent support to Diwali Stamp Project by offering 10 free Roundtrip Tickets for winners of the raffle which will be drawn at the Consulate on the occasion of the dedication of the Diwali Stamp. Buy Stamps now to be eligible for the raffle. For more information, email to ranjubatra@aol.com.

Please be a part of this historic occasion.

While the entry to the program is free, it will be necessary to rsvp to Ranju Batra at ranjubatra@aol.com by October 3, 2016.

The program is as follows:

  • 12 Noon: Diwali Stamp sales by USPSCancellation and autographing
  • 1 P.M.: Stamp dedication ceremony starts
  • 2 P.M.: Lunch Reception; Diwali Stamp sales by USPS- Cancellation and autographing
  • 3.15 P.M.: Free Raffle Draw of Air India Free Roundtrip Tickets