By Sudhir Jain
On the occasion of 63rd punyatithi Mahotsav of first Jain Saint Prathamachaya Shanti Sagar Ji Maharaj, two special covers and special cancellations have been issued at famous jain pilgrime centres Sravanabelgola (Karnataka) and Rishabhgiri Mangi Tungi (Maharashtra) on 11th September 2018.
At Sravanabelgola special cover was released in the holy presence of Pujya Bhattarak Charukirti Mahaswamiji in a grand function. At Mangi Tungi Pujya Aryika Gyanmati Mataji and Pujya Ravindra Kirti Swamiji graced the release function.
Mr. Mahaveer Kundur Hubli, Mr. Ravindra Kumar Jain Malegaon and Mr. Shantilal Hiran Nasik of Jainism Philately Group and Mr. Manish Jain Bangalore and Mr. Jagannath Mani Bangalore of Karnataka Philatelic Society were instrumental in release of these covers.