Olympics on stamps
Now after two decades, Jagannath has a wide range of Olympics stamps issued by different countries. The first modern Olympics was held in Athens, Greece in 1896. Jagannath has eight of the 12 stamps issued by Greece to mark the occasion. Along with postage stamps, his collection includes other philatelic materials like Olympics First Day Covers. He has researched hundreds of books and magazines to know the history of Olympics Games and got the information about Olympics stamps issued by different countries. To nurture his hobby, Jagannath has participated in many national and international philatelic exhibitions. His collection has won many awards, including a bronze medal at an international philatelic exhibition organised during Beijing Olympics. An active member of the Karnataka Philatelic Society, Jagannath participates in demo workshops organised in schools and colleges. Everyday, he WhatsApps information about the ‘day’s stamp’ to those interested. For more details, contact Jagannath on 9900404808.