The 13th state-level philatelic exhibition, Karnapex 2024 -Festival of Stamps.
Stamps dating back to 1832 and a half-anna piece in red, was the oldest on display.
Collection of postage stamps is philately. The Government launches stamps commemorating special events like centenary birth anniversaries of great leaders, achievements of schemes, sports persons, honouring military officials and their sacrifices, promoting tourist spots and heritages, etc.
Stamps are reflections of the heritage and achievements of a country. National Philately Day is celebrated on October 13 to encourage philately as a hobby.
India Post organised AMRITPEX 2023 in New Delhi. It was a National Philatelic Exhibition.