A Souvenir Sheet consisting of 1 no. of commemorative postage stamps on the Mascot of the 19th Commonwealth Games 2010 :
Issued by India
Issued on Oct 18, 2008
Issued for : India Post is proud to release a commemorative postage stamp on Mascot of Commonwealth Games Delhi 2010.
Stamp & FDC : Kamleshwar Singh
Cancellation : Alka Sharma
Type : Miniature Sheet, Mint Condition
Colour : Multi colour
Denomination : 500p (stamp), 1500p (Miniature Sheet)
Stamps Printed : 3.0 Million
Miniature sheet : 0.5 Million
Printing Process : Photogravure
Printer : India Security Press, Nasik
- List of Mascots
Keyano, a Swan Hills Grizzly Bear. Keyano is a Cree Indian word which means unity and brotherhood.
Matilda, the Kangaroo
Mac, a black “Scottie” dog
Goldie the Kiwi bird
Klee Wyck, an Orca (Killer) Whale
Wira, teh Orang Utan
Kit, a Cat
Karak, a south-eastern Red-tailed Black Cockatoo (Calyptorhynchus banksil graptogyen)
Shera, the friendly tiger. Tiger is the national animal of India. Shera is the elder brother of “Jigrr” the mascot for Commonwealth Youth Games held at Pune from 12 to 18 October 2008.
- As “Jigrr” the mascot to Commonwealth Youth Games Pune, 2008, hands over the baton of the game to “Shera” his elder brother, the run up for Commonwealth Games Delhi 2010 begin with flame of enthusiasm and joy. Shera welcomes you all to Delhi for Commonwealth Games 2010 with open arms and fabled Indian hospitality. We in India believe in “Atithi Devo Bhava“, our guest is like God. Let us meet in Delhi in the true spirit of the Commonwealth games.