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 Visit Nepal Series 1975

Visit Nepal Series 1975

A set of three special postage stamps for the Tourist PublicityGanesh HimalRupse Falls and Kumari, the living Goddess :

गणेश हिमालरूप्से झरनाDevi MahatmyamIssued by Nepal

Issued on Dec 16, 1975 (corresponding to 1st Paukh 2032)

Issued by :
His Majesty’s Government
Postal Services Department
Nepal Philatelic Bureau

Designer : K. Karmacharya

Type : Stamps, Postal Used

Denomination :
(a) 2 Paisa
(b) 25 Paisa
(c) 50 Paisa

Colour : MultiColour

Size : 26 x 36 mm

Paper : Unwatermarked gummed paper

Quantity :
(a) 5000000
(b) 1500000
(c) 1000000

Sheet : 50

Process : Lithooffset

Printer : The Pakistan Security Printing Corporation Ltd., Karachi

About : 

  • Crested with a number of peaks of different altitudes, the Ganesh Himal is seen in all its grandeur from Kakani, North-West of Kathmandu. This serene range is named after its highest peak (7406 metre) which distantly resembles the image of the Elephant-God, Ganesh.
  • Rupse, as its name suggests, is one of the beautiful waterfalls in Nepal. Located near the village Ghasa, this impressive three stage cataract is one of the attraction of Mustang, West Nepal.
  • Kumari, the living Goddess, receives homage and worship from the Hindus and Buddhists alike. Known as Kumari Ghar her abode in Kathmandu is a house of Pagoda-style famous for its exquisite wood-carvings. She is taken round the city every year in a decorated chariot three times during the festival of Indrajatra.
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