A Miniature Sheet consisting of 2 nos of commemorative postage stamps on Commonwealth Games 2010 (2nd series) :
Issued by India
Issued on Aug 1, 2010
Issued for : India Post in the Commonwealth Games – 2010 series is happy to issue a set of commemorative postage stamps on Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium and Talkatora Stadium.
Stamp & FDC : Suresh Kumar
Cancellation : Alka Sharma
Type : Miniature Sheet, Mint condition
Colour : Multicolour
Denomination : 500 Paise each
Stamps Printed : 0.4 Million each
Miniature Sheet : 0.4 Million
Printing Process : Wet–Offset
Printers : India Security Press, Nashik Road
Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, Delhi :
- The Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, in Delhi was constructed to host 9th Asian Games in 1982. The massive facility in an all-purpose sports arena hosting football and other sporting events, as well as large-scale entertainment events. The stadium can accommodate 75000 spectators. It is one of the biggest stadiums in India and the 57th the largest in the world. The upcoming Commonwealth Games – 2010 will be held in this stadium from October 03-14, 2010. The stadium will also have two new venues, four synthetic greens for the Lawn Bowls event and a 2500 seat gymnasium for the weightlifting event. In addition 150 m long tunnel is being constructed for the opening and closing ceremonies as well as the Athletics Events of XIX commonwealth Games.
Talkatora Indoor Stadium, New Delhi :
- Talkatora Indoor Stadium at New Delhi was constructed to host 9th Asian Games in 1982 with recycle building materials and fly ash and boasting on heat reflective glass.This is dome shaped stadium and eco-friendly with solar lights, energy efficiency lights, rain water harvesting and the wonderful green lawns. Talkatora Stadium is the unique example of modern architecture skills. It can accommodate 2,700 spectators. In this complex, boxing event of Commonwealth Games 2010 will be held on from 05-13th October 2010.
Text : Based on the material downloaded from the internet.