India Post to issue 12 special postal stamps on astrological signs

The Department of Posts will issue a set of 12 special postal stamps on zodiac astrological signs here tomrorow.

The stamps will be issued, along with a miniature sheet, without vouching for the veracity or otherwise of astrology and the occult arts, an official press release said.

The release said the designs of the stamps were based on Indian folk art and depict the 12 zodiac signs against four base colours which reflect the elements of earth, air, fire and water.

The miniature sheet is based on the format of a horoscope, a different version of which is also reflected in the design of the First Day Covers, each of them reflecting a different element.

The stamps will be available for sale from Philatelic Bureaux all over India from April 15, the release added.


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