As part of the Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav, the Department of Posts, J&K Postal Circle on Wednesday released two special covers on the unsung heroes of Jammu and Kashmir namely Sarvanand Koul Premi and Mohd. Maqbool Sherwani. Our correspondent reports that these special covers were released by Chief Postmaster General, J&K Circle Shailendra Dashora at an impressive function at Jammu.
Speaking on the occasion, the Chief Postmaster General said that it is an endeavor of Govt. of India to recognise the role played by the unsung heroes for the betterment of the nation and society. He further said that J&K Postal Circle feels privileged in bringing out two special covers on two such unsung heroes from J&K whose contribution can never be underestimated. Worth mentioning, Sarvanand Koul Premi was a famous Kashmiri litterateur, social reformer and Gandhian whereas Mohd. Maqbool Sherwani was the person who saved Srinagar from the raiders (Kabilies) attackers in 1947 merely at the age of 19 years.