India, Jan. 27 -- A special cover and stamp were released by IIT Kanpur on the eve of the Republic Day, as part of the ongoing diamond jubilee celebrations. IIT-K turned 60 in November last.

The special cover depicted the iconic PK Kelkar Library building, which is one of the most prominent buildings of the lush green academic campus spreading 1200 acres. The library building is named after the first director of the institute Prof PK Kelkar.

A special stamp, highlighting the impressive Diamond Jubilee Logo was also released on the occasion with a specially designed cancellation seal to mark the day.

The occasion was graced by the chief post-master general of Uttar Pradesh Circle, KK Sinha, the post-master general of Kanpur region, VK V...