Special postal cover on St Anne’s Church released

Special postal cover on St Anne’s Church released

The special cover on St Anne’s Church.

The Department of Posts released a special cover on the two-century-old St Anne’s Church in Virajpet on Tuesday, on the occasion of the 225th anniversary of the church.

Church Chief Priest Madalai said that it was the need of the hour to protect historical monuments.

During the release of the special cover at the Taluk Head Post Office in Virajpet, he said that the Church stands testimony to a history of 200 years.

The landmark is one of the tourist destinations in the district. The church being featured in the special cover has encouraged the thought of preserving historical monuments.

Head Post Office, Madikeri, Superintendent S R Nagendra said that the special cover on St Anne’s Church will be available at all post offices across the country from August 8.

Nagendra meanwhile handed over the special cover to Fr Madalai.

Fr Roshan Babu, Fr Isaac Ratnakar and Sr Janet Pinto were present among others.

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