A commemorative postage stamp on the 8th International Conference – Seminar of Tamil Studies, Thanjavur :
Issued by India
Issued on Jan 5, 1995
Type : Stamp, Postal Used
Colour : Four Colours
Denomination : 200 Paise
Overall size : 3.91 x 2.90 cms.
Printing size : 3.50 x 2.50 cms.
Perforation : 13 x 13
Paper : Un W/M Chromo, gummed, Stamp Paper
Number of stamps Printed : One Million
Number per issue sheet : 35
Printing Process : Photogravure
Printer : Madras Security Printers
- The International Association of Tamil Research is hosting the Eighth International Conference – Seminar of Tamil Studies during January 1-5, 1995, in Thanjavur, the culture centre of Tamil Nadu which dates back to the time of the Chola Kings.
- The International Association was established in 1964 during the 26th International Congress of Orientalists held in Delhi. The first International Conference – Seminar of Tamil Studies was held in Kualalumpur in 1966, followed by Madras in 1968, Paris in 1970, Jaffna, Sri Lanka in 1974, Madurai in 1981, Kualalumpur in 1987 and Moka, Mauritius in 1989.
- This International Conference – Seminar is being held in Thanjavur under the patronage of the Government of Tamil Nadu. The theme of the Conference is “Contribution of Tamil Culture to the 21st Century”.