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UN issues diya stamps to celebrate Diwali

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The UN Postal System has issued two stamps with diyas in celebration of as "the quest for the triumph of good over evil".

India's Permanent said in a tweet on Tuesday: "Thank you @UNStamps for portraying our common quest for the triumph of Good over Evil in your 1st set of stamps on the occasion of the auspicious "

The stamps are in the $1.15 denomination, which is the basic rate for international air mail letters.

They are sold in sheets with 10 stamps and stickers and a large picture of the lit up for

The stamps had been officially released last month and are now available at the post office and online.

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First Published: Wed, November 07 2018. 10:36 IST
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