SINGTAM, NOVEMBER 21: Sikkim won two silver and three bronze medals at Ekla Cholo Re 2019, West Bengal State Philatelic exhibition held at Kolkata. The philatelic exhibition was held from November 16-22 at Academy of Fine Arts, Maidan, Kolkata.
Roshan Prasad and Sishir Pradhan won Silver for their exhibits ‘The story of Cricket’ and ‘The World of Football’. Ganesh Kumar Pradhan, Sunita Gurung and Tanishka Pradhan won three bronze medals for their exhibits Philatelic Exhibition of India, Special Cover Issued in Sikkim and Jawaharlal Nehru.
Seven philatelists from Sikkim Philatelic and Numismatic Society had participated at the exhibition where five of them came with medals is a big achievement for Sikkim, told Shital Pradhan, Secretary SPNS in the press release. This time we had three new entries and it is encouraging all three brought laurels to the state. Roshan Prasad and Sishir Pradhan had submitted five frames for the exhibition while rest of the philatelists had displayed single frame exhibits, added Pradhan.