World Post Day (Photo Credits: File Image)
October 9 marks the celebration of World Post Day every year. This day marks the anniversary of the establishment of the Universal Postal Union in 1874 in Switzerland. The start of this organisation fuelled a great beginning in global communications. It provided access to write letters all over the world. This day thus essentially highlights the importance of postal services. On World Post Day 2019, people on the internet are also exchanging messages about this day, sharing pictures of old stamps and sharing some facts about the day.
The first celebrations of World Post Day were in the year 1969 done by UPU Congress held in Tokyo, Japan. Countries across the world participate annually in the celebrations. It is also marked as a day to introduce new postal services and products. Postal systems are in operation for centuries and sending letters is one of the purest ways of communications, which has unfortunately lost its charm today. In the year 1948, UPU became an agency of the United Nations. Netizens are sharing messages about World Post Day online. Post Office Savings Account to go Digital: India Post to Offer Full Digital Service For Its 34 Crore Account Holders.
Check Tweets on World Post Day:
The Best Ways of Communication
One of the best means of exchange of
Communication in olden days pic.twitter.com/gG8sYXj3H0
— EComrade 🔴 (@krishnarya5) October 9, 2019
Creating More Awareness of World Post Day
October 9 is celebrated as World Post Day every year. The purpose to celebrate this day is to bring awareness to the Post’s role in the everyday lives of people and businesses, as well as its contribution to global, social and economic development.#WorldPostDay pic.twitter.com/fw8i3wn9t6
— DIPAK BOKHANI🇮🇳 (@dipak_bokhani) October 9, 2019
Happy World Post Day
Wishing all happy #WorldPostDay pic.twitter.com/ueehMP7jbB
— Abhishek Tiwari (@abhitiwa2755) October 9, 2019
Sending Love Through Letters
Warm as a sweater
Your friendship has only made my life better
Know that you’re loved, know that you matter
Sending you love along with this letter#WorldPostDay pic.twitter.com/YJXHPRGDfu
— Siddhi Sankalkar (@SiddhiSankalkar) October 9, 2019
Greetings For The Day
Wishing all happy #WorldPostDay Postal services play great role in daily life of everyone, numerous services still provides immense support to the needy & rural India. My Greetings to all Post Personnel, lifeline of humanity. Proud of your dedicated services @IndiaPostOffice pic.twitter.com/5pRMJ6ttYG
— Praful K Patel (@prafulkpatel) October 9, 2019
Over the years as the internet and smartphone generation came in, the postal services aren’t utilised as much. But the charm of waiting for letters in the time of instant messaging will always remain. The postal services started a revolution which we will always be thankful for.