The US Postal Service said it is going to issue a Diwali postage stamp. Meeting among the lengthy pending needs of Indian-American local community here.
The Diwali stamp has been granted as a “forever” stamp, the US Postal Service said in a statement.
The stamp design, announced by the US Postal Service (USPS). It is a picture presenting a traditional diya (oil lamp) lit up in a dazzling gold background.
Sally Andersen-Bruce of New Milford, Connecticut , photographed the diya.
Greg Breeding of Charlottesville, Virginia, designed the stamp as well as William J Gicker from Washington postal service was the project’s art director, an announcement stated.
The first-day-of-issue commitment event will require location at the Indian Consulate in New York City on October 5, the USPS said.
‘Forever’ Stamp For Diwali
Hinduism was the simply biggest planet religion, in which the USPS got not issued a postage stamp.
“This is a wish come true,” said New York-based Ranju Batra chair, Diwali Stamp Task. Who needed led campaign to send a large number of letters to the US Postal Service previously. And also needed campaigned before the US Congress.
“It has gone on seven years for me, because of Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney,” she said.
In the last a number of years, a huge number of people, groups as well as Congressmen had campaigned for the authorizing of a postage stamp commemorating the festival of lighting.