GOPIO Malaysia congratulates Ranju Batra, Chairman, Diwali Stamp Project, USA.
The stamp design, unveiled by the U.S. Postal Service (USPS), is a photograph featuring a traditional diya oil lamp lit in a sparkling gold background.
The first-day-of-issue dedication ceremony took place at the Indian Consulate in New York City on October 5, the USPS said.
“This is a dream come true,” said New York-based Ranju Batra, Chair, Diwali Stamp Project, who had led campaign to send thousands of letters to the U.S. Postal Service in the past and had campaigned before the U.S. Congress.