Sydney, 18 June, 2018
The Department of Posts of India is organizing a “Dhai Akhar Letter Writing Campaign” at international level for Non-Resident Indians (NRIs) and Person of Indian Origin (PIOs). The theme of the letter writing campaign is “Letter to my motherland” inspired by Rabindranath Tagore’s “Amar Desher Mati“. The letter is to be written in English/Hindi or any of the official languages mentioned in the 8th Schedule of the Constitution of India.
2. The campaign will have two categories viz. (i) upto 18 years and (ii) above 18 years. The letter is to be handwritten on plain A-4 size paper with a word limit not exceeding 1000 words. The entries are to be sent to Assistant Director General (Philately), Department of Posts, Room No. 108, Dak Bhawan, Sansad Marg, New Delhi-110001.
3. The entries will be accepted from 01.07.2018 till 30.09.2018. A scanned copy of the entry may be submitted on MyGov portal by 30.09.2018 but it is compulsory that a hard copy of the letter bearing dispatch postmark of not later than 30.09.2018 be sent by post. All non-resident Indians (NRIs) and persons of Indian origin (PIOs) living outside India can participate in the International Level Dhai Akhar Letter Writing Campaign. Details of the Campaign are attached. The top three letters in each category will be awarded prizes as mentioned in attached details of the campaign.
4. For details please log on to www.indiapost.gov.in
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