Sekhar Chakrabarti traces the journey of the national flag through the medium of philately in this book, The Indian National Flag unfurled through Philately.
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Okay, so you are patriotic and is all pride and goose pimples when you hear the National Anthem and see the National Flag...so am I. Wait, what's your hobby? stamp collection? (yeah, it's the same as philately, just a ummmm.. better word for it) Then this is the book you must go through. It will tell you the journey of the national flag of our country through the stamps issues by our postal department. Plenty of photographs, actually a couple or more hundreds of them, and really well-taken. 1...
The flag of a country is not just an identity or a mark to people, but also bears a piece of history and culture. So are the postal stamps which are issued time to time. This book is a well balanced combination of both. If you are interested in Philately (stamp collection) it is a must read for you. If not, then also a worth reading subject as an INDIAN. The history national flag was rooted from the vedic age till the day of indepence and way the design and though behind it was evoluted, is w...