Photos from the festival of Diwali forever stamp first-day-of-issue ceremony that took place October 5 at the Consulate General of India in New York City.
All of the photos are courtesy of the U.S. Postal Service.
Mrs. India Earth 2016 first runner-up, Paris Keswani.
Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney, U.S. House of Representatives for New York’s 12th Congressional District.
Ambassador Riva Ganguly Das, Consul General of India.
Three Shaan Mutiyaaran Di Bhangra Club Dancers perform for the attendees.
Pritha Mehra, Vice President, Mail Entry and Payment Technology
U.S. Postal Service commemorative stamp event for the festival of Diwali forever stamp.
Sally Andersen-Bruce, Photographer
Ranju Batra, Chair, Diwali Stamp Project
Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney, U.S. House of Representatives for New York’s 12TH Congressional District
Ambassador Hardeep Singh Puri, India’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations and Member of the United Nations Security Council (Ret.)
Pritha Mehra, Vice President, Mail Entry and Payment Technology being interviewed.
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