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 Shera : 2010 XIX Commonwealth Games

Shera : 2010 XIX Commonwealth Games

A Souvenir Sheet consisting of 1 no. of commemorative postage stamps on the Mascot of the 19th Commonwealth Games 2010 :

Shera Welcomes You to Delhi : Mascots of Commonwealth Games

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.

Credits :
& FDCKamleshwar 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

About : 

  • List of Mascots

    Year City Mascot
    1978 Edmonton Keyano, a Swan Hills Grizzly Bear. Keyano is a Cree Indian word which means unity and brotherhood.
    1982 Brisbane Matilda, the Kangaroo
    1986 Edinburgh Mac, a black “Scottie” dog
    1990 Auckland Goldie the Kiwi bird
    1994 Victoria Klee Wyck, an Orca (Killer) Whale
    1998 Kuala Lumpur Wira, teh Orang Utan
    2002 Manchester Kit, a Cat
    2006 Melbourne Karak, a south-eastern Red-tailed Black Cockatoo (Calyptorhynchus banksil graptogyen)
    2010 Delhi 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.
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