New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday released six special commemorative postage stamps dedicated to the Ram Janmabhoomi temple along with an album carrying similar stamps related to Lord Ram.
Modi said, “These stamps are not just a piece of paper, but the smallest form of history books, artefacts and historical sites”.
” Postage stamps also act as medium to pass on historical events to the future generations. So whenever you send a letter or object to someone with a postal stamp on it, you’re also sending them a piece of history”, he added.
The Prime Minister also congratulated all the devotees of Lord Ram in Bharat and abroad on the occasion.
He further added, these commemorative stamps will also help our young generation in learning about Lord Ram and his life.
Modi praised the saints who along with the Ram Janmabhoomi Teerth Kshetra Trust, guided the postal department in coming up with the commemorative stamps.
The Prime Minister underlined that teachings related to Lord Ram, Maa Sita and Ramayana goes beyond the boundaries of time, society and caste.
“Ramayana which teaches about love, sacrifice, unity and courage even in the most difficult of times, connects the whole of humanity”…adding that this is why Ramayana has always been the centre of the attention in the world.
He said the books that were launched are the reflection of how proudly Lord Ram, Maa Sita and Ramayana are seen across the world.
The Prime Minister said countries like America, Australia, Cambodia, Canada, Czech Republic, Fiji, Indonesia, Sri Lanka, New Zealand, Thailand, Guyana, Singapore are among the many nations which have issued postal stamps with great interest on the life events of Lord Ram.