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Themes for new India Commemorative coins 2021-22: any guesses?
« on: January 02, 2021, 07:18:30 PM »
Happy New Year to all readers. Moving on from the COVID-19 pandemic year. Hopefully 2021 will bring some respite for everyone. As India gears up for it's 75th year of independence in 2022, several coin topics can be considered. You can leave your ideas or suggestions for potential commemorative coins issued by India's finance ministry. Like previous years, I have started the list with last year's remaining and relevant topics below.

Following subjects could be considered for coin releases in 2021-22:
200th Birth Anniversary of Sri Satguru Ram Singh Ji (confirmed)
125th Birth Anniversary of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose (issued on 23 Jan 2021)
125th Birth Anniversary of Swami Pranavananda Ji (confirmed)

50 Years of 1971 Indo-Pak War (Swarnim Vijay Varsh)
75 Years of Independence
100th Death Anniversary of Subramanian Bharathi
125th Birth Anniversary of Morarji Desai
125th Birth Anniversary of Bhaktivedanta Swami (Srila Prabhupada)
150 Years of Census of India
150th Birth Anniversary of Sri Aurobindo
250th Birth Anniversary of Raja Ram Mohun Roy
200th Birth Anniversary of Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar
400th Birth Anniversary of Guru Tegh Bahadur
750th Year of Sant Namdev
Birth Centenary of Bhimsen Joshi

Link to lists from previous years:
2015: http://www.worldofcoins.eu/forum/index.php/topic,31719.0.html
2016: http://www.worldofcoins.eu/forum/index.php/topic,33950.0.html
2017: http://www.worldofcoins.eu/forum/index.php/topic,37628.0.html
2018: http://www.worldofcoins.eu/forum/index.php/topic,41257.0.html
2019: http://www.worldofcoins.eu/forum/index.php/topic,44543.0.html
2020: http://www.worldofcoins.eu/forum/index.php/topic,47563.0.html
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Re: Themes for new India Commemorative coins 2021-22: any guesses?
« Reply #1 on: January 14, 2021, 03:40:56 AM »
Give election year Netaji Bose seems sure. So do some of the other topics listed.
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Re: Themes for new India Commemorative coins 2021-22: any guesses?
« Reply #2 on: January 14, 2021, 08:09:14 AM »
Golden jubilee of 1971 Victory/ Creation of Bangladesh/ 50th Ann of Surrender in Dacca

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Re: Themes for new India Commemorative coins 2021-22: any guesses?
« Reply #3 on: January 24, 2021, 12:39:09 AM »
Adding 125th birth anniversary of Swami Pranavananda Ji to the list.

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Re: Themes for new India Commemorative coins 2021-22: any guesses?
« Reply #4 on: February 03, 2021, 02:12:13 PM »
Given the spate of 125th birth anniversary coins.. I'm adding 125th anniversary of founder of ISKCON Bhaktivedanta Swami (Srila Prabhupada) to the list of potential topics. He was born on 01 September 1896.

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Re: Themes for new India Commemorative coins 2021-22: any guesses?
« Reply #5 on: February 07, 2021, 04:04:07 AM »
Adding birth centenary of Bhimsen Joshi to the list of potential subjects for commemorative coin issuance.

Bhimsen Joshi (04 February 1922 – 24 January 2011) was a vocalist in the Hindustani classical tradition & an exponent of Khyal. He was awarded Bharat Ratna in 2008.

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Re: Themes for new India Commemorative coins 2021-22: any guesses?
« Reply #6 on: February 07, 2021, 05:54:43 AM »
Isn’t this the 50th year of the India-Pakistan war that resulted in Bangladesh’s independence?

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Re: Themes for new India Commemorative coins 2021-22: any guesses?
« Reply #7 on: February 07, 2021, 03:59:02 PM »
Isn’t this the 50th year of the India-Pakistan war that resulted in Bangladesh’s independence?
Yes, see reply 2 above

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Re: Themes for new India Commemorative coins 2021-22: any guesses?
« Reply #8 on: February 08, 2021, 06:09:59 AM »
Thanks both. I've added the 1971 victory to the list of potential subjects.

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Re: Themes for new India Commemorative coins 2021-22: any guesses?
« Reply #9 on: February 09, 2021, 07:35:22 AM »
I hope Government issues a gold commemorative coin for "75 Years of Independence".