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Philatelist Krishna Kadekodi dies at age 102

  • Centenarian philatelist and Coin collector Krishna Gopalkrishna Kadekodi died at his residence in Belagavi, Karnataka. He was 102 years.
  • Krishna Kadekodi collected Rare Stamps and He owned the first Victoria Stamp (1854). On his 90th birthday, the USA had released 41 Cents Stamp in his honor.
  • He was awarded Gold Medal from the Indian Government for having a unique collection of Mahatma Gandhi Stamps released by 64 countries.
  • He was the First Tehsildar of Panaji after the liberation of Goa from Portuguese occupation.

Published On : 05 Oct 2019

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