By Anil Kr Pujara
First ever joint issue released by Independent India was after 43 years of Independence with Russia earstwhile USSR. It was followed by joint issue with South Africa. The issue with Japan was to commemorate 50th Anniversary of Diplomatic Relations between India and Japan.In 2003, India issued another joint issue with France. India issued a sheetlet n MS where as France issued set of two stamps. India issued fdc where as France along with fdc issued a presentation folder too. Here is a pic of that beautiful folder for visual delight of fellow collectors.