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bulletThe second cover, personal mail from the town of Roorkee, was also mailed on the 15th, with the slogan mark on the obverse.   The stamp used was the 1 anna issue commemorating India's independence (first free Indian issue) and the propaganda slogan was only in English.
bullet The slogan is in the obverse COMMUNAL HARMONY WILL SAVE GANDHIJI, along with delivery markings that indicate 11:30 AM delivery on the 18th of January, after Gandhiji vowed to live to a ripe old age of one hundred and  twenty-five!