Union Minister of State for Railways and Communication Manoj Sinha released a special postage stamp of the Indian Postal Department on Kumbh Mela, today. A special first day cover was also released on the occasion. Its cost is five rupees.
On this occasion Sinha said Kumbh is a major event of not only of the country but the World. Sinha also said Kumbh is not only a religious and spiritual event but an astrological, cultural and astronomical event of the world. He said Kumbh has been treated as source of light of Knowledge.