These special two covers were released by Sh. Shailendra Dashora, Chief Postmaster General, J&K Circle in an impressive function attended by Sh. Rajinder Premi (son of late Sh. S K Premi) and other senior officers of the Department of Posts.
Jammu, October 13, 2021: Department of Posts, J&K Postal Circle today released two special covers on two unsung heroes of Jammu and Kashmir Shri Sarvanand Koul “Premi” and Mohd. Maqbool Sherwani.
Speaking on the occasion, Chief Postmaster General, J&K Circle said that it is an endeavor of Government of India to recognize the role played by the unsung heroes for the betterment of the nation. 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.
Shri Sarvanand Koul “Premi” was a famous Kashmiri litterateur, social reformer and Gandhian. Mohd. Maqbool Sherwani was the person who saved Srinagar from the raiders (kabailies) attackers in 1947 merely at the age of 19.
Sh. Rajinder Premi son of Sh. S K Premi in his address expressed gratitude to the department of post for recognizing the contribution of his father for the nation and society as a whole.