SINGTAM, DECEMBER 7: Ganesh Pradhan, President Sikkim Philatelic and Numismatic Society (SPNS) had congratulated both Roshan Prasad and Vivek Yonzone for grabbing silver medals each at recently concluded INPEX 2017 held at World Trade Centre, Mumbai, Maharashtra. Pradhan in his words had said both the philatelists had brought laurel and recognition to the society. Prasad from Singtam and Yonzone from Darjeeling won the medals in the Thematic Philately Category with their 5 exhibits on THE STORY OF CRICKET and ELEMENTS OF MUSIC respectively.
SPNS was represented at the exhibition by Surya Kanta Biswas, Patron from Murshidabad and Vivek Yonzone from Singhmari, Darjeeling. The Society is on its eleventh year. Based in Sikkim, the members of the Society are from places like Sikkim, Darjeeling, Siliguri and North Bengal. “INPEX 2017” National Philatelic Exhibition was organized by “The Philatelic Society of India” in association with Indian Postal Department and the The Philatelic Congress of India to commemorate 120th Foundation year at the World Trade Centre, Mumbai from 30th November to 4th December 2017.
The event witnessed a display of more than 400 frames of Philatelic material with competition in many categories like traditional Philately, Postal History, Indian Pre and Post Independence Stamps, Thematic Philately, school collections and many more with almost 150 participants from all over India. There were special covers released as well.