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Jun 2014|Volume 11|Issue 6
Jun 2014|Vol 11|Issue 6

Special postal cover on Hahnemann’s birth anniversary

          VADOARA.APR.10: The homoeopaths of city of Vadodara in Gujarat celebrated Dr. Hahemann’s 259th Birth Anniversary in the most unique fashion by releasing a special postal cover from Vadodara Head Post office. This commemorative cover is titled as “259th Birth Anniversary of Father of Homoeopathy”. It has the picture of Statue of Dr. Hahnemann which is installed at a square in Fatehgunj area of Vadodara. The road nearby this statue is also named as “Dr. Hahnemann Road”. The pictorial Cancellation features Globules arranged in a circle, the picture of Banyan Tree, statue of Dr. Hahnemann and calendula flowers. The date of this cancellation is 10-04-2014. The postal stamp upon which this cancel is put also features flowers, most common sources of Homoeopathic Medicines. It is approved by the Department of Posts Gujarat Circle.
The cover was released by Post Master General of Vadodara Region Shri B .B. Dave in a ceremony held on 10th April 2014 morning. Dr. Rajesh Shah; President of Mahagujarat Homoeopathic Medical Association received the first copy of this cover. Dr. Hitendra Patel President of Homoeopathic Medical association of India, Vadodara Unit also accepted the cover from the Department of Postal authorities. Shri Dave appreciated this effort from Homoeopaths of Vadodara to have felicitated the Father of Homoeopathy in the most unique manner.

        In the Evening students, Practitioners, Principals, Teachers and Trustees of Homoeopathic Colleges in and around Vadodara gathered in large numbers to felicitate this unique souvenir. Shri Manibhai Shah, President, Paradise Foundation and Dr. Jyoti Pandya conferred this cover to the Homoeopathic Fraternity. The concept and design of this cover was done by Dr. Ankur Desai, Dr.Saurabh Shah and Dr. Rajesh Shah. It was proposed by Mahagujarat Homoeopathic Medical Association and Homoeopathic Medical Association of India.