The Government of India, through its Department of Posts, will issue a commemorative postage stamp on Saturday, 15th January to mark the completion of one hundred years of the Gujarati Catholic Periodical 'DOOT'.
'DOOT' was first launched in January 1911, through very humble beginnings, from Mumbai. It originally catered to the miniscule Catholic community of
It has the distinction of being the second oldest Gujarati periodical in the country. Another distinguishing feature of this monthly magazine is the fact that it has been published uninterruptedly for one hundred years!
Its contents include constitutional, moral and social values. It has a readership of over fifty thousand. Themes in the magazine in the past have included issues on "Gandhian thoughts", "Sixty years of India's Independence", "Indian diversity", "Corporal punishment for children" and "the Role of women in today's India".
The 'DOOT' Centenary commemorative stamp will be released by the Smt. Humera Ahmed, the Chief Post Master General of
On : Saturday, January 15th, 2011
At : 4.00 pm
At : Loyola Golden Jubilee Auditorium
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