14-Jan is celebrated as kite flying festival primarily in Gujarat and other few places in our country. Over the period of time, this festival of colours, happiness and togetherness is beautifully acknowledged in postage stamps published in India.
In 1991, Stamp having ₹6.50 value was issued as part of tourism year promotion. In this stamp, 5 kites of same variety are depicted in the sky.
A greeting stamp having value of ₹4 was issued in 2004 depicting 3 kites in the sky. Word पतंग appears in the stamp along with two varieties of kites.
In 2010, miniature sheet of 4 stamps was published on Children’s day (बाल दिवस) having value ₹5 each. Among few popular and favorite toys/activities of children, their most popular kite with Firki also find place in it.