Remember the old vulture bird from the Ramayana? , That king of vultures who sacrificed his life to fight the Ravana. Who can forget the contribution the bird made? You might recall how the vulture was old and week but when he saw that Sita Mata was in trouble he tried saving her from the Ravana.
Commemorating the significant cultural ties, the world’s largest Islamic country Indonesia has released first ever stamped on the theme of Ramayana which recites the same Ramayana scene for the very first time. The stamp speaks the brave tale of Jatayu when he tried saving the Sita.
Indonesia releases special commemorative stamp on theme of #Ramayana to mark 70th anniversary of establishment of its diplomatic ties with India. (Pic source: Indian Embassy in Jakarta) pic.twitter.com/XuPPqWLKfV
<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Indonesia releases special commemorative stamp on theme of <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/Ramayana?src=hash&amp;ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">#Ramayana</a> to mark 70th anniversary of establishment of its diplomatic ties with India. (Pic source: Indian Embassy in Jakarta) <a href="https://t.co/XuPPqWLKfV">pic.twitter.com/XuPPqWLKfV</a></p>&mdash; ANI (@ANI) <a href="https://twitter.com/ANI/status/1120981502421078016?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">April 24, 2019</a></blockquote><script async src="https://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script>
This historical stamp has been made by the renowned sculpture Padmashri Bapak Nyoman Nuart, who has previously great pioneering works like Garuda Wisnu Kencana Statue in Bendang and Bali, the Jalesveva Jayamahe Monument in Jakarta under his name. He is also a recipient of highest civilian honours in India- the Padma awards, which he received in 2018.
The stamp which was released on the 70th anniversary of diplomatic ties with India will be kept on display at the Philately Museum in Jakarta. The event was held on Tuesday in the presence of India’s Ambassador Pradeep Kumar Rawat and Indonesia’s Deputy Foreign Minister Abdurrahman Mohammad Fachir.
The stamp which signifies the resolve of two people during the time of hardship is considered the significant step in the relations of two countries as well.
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