The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has been apprised of the joint issue of a postage stamp between Department of Posts and Viet Nam Post.
Department of Posts, Ministry of Communications and Viet Nara Post mutually agreed to jointly issue Postage Stamps on India-Viet Nam: Joint Issue on the theme “Ancient Architecture”.
The joint stamps were released on 25-01-2018.
About Sanchi Stupa:
When was it built: Commissioned in 3rd century BCE, Expansion/ additions/restoration works/ made in different periods.
Who built it: Commissioned by Emperor Ashoka of the Maurya Dynasty.
Where is it located: Located 46 km north-east of Bhopal, the capital city of Madhya Pradesh, India.
Architectural Style: Buddhist Art and Architecture.
Other facts: It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.