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Coll 27/7 ‘Passports. Pilgrims. Pilgrim passes for Indian pilgrims proceeding to Persia.’ [‎3r] (5/44)

The record is made up of 1 file (20 folios). It was created in 5 Nov 1930-28 Jul 1934. It was written in English. The original is part of the British Library: India Office The department of the British Government to which the Government of India reported between 1858 and 1947. The successor to the Court of Directors. Records and Private Papers.


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The Deputy Secretary to the Government of India
In the Foreign and Political Department ?
The Chief Secy,
« »
to the Govt
( )Not for
C* C* Andeman
and Nicobar
A* G* G*
Sta te s,
& A. G„ G ft
Indian Pilgrims proceeding to
Persia through lraq .0
(Be fere nee correspondence ending with memorandum
from the Government of India in the Foreign and Political
Department NboFo45~H/32, dated the lat September 1932o)
It is reported that a number of British Indians
travelling on Pilgrim Passes issued in India who desired
to return from I rag via Persia recently arrived at Baghdad
without the necessary visa from the Persian Consular
Authorities in Indiao In view of the fact that the Persian
Consular Authorities in Iraq consistently refuse to grant
* of Madras*
Bombay, Political and
Befonns Department*
the United Provinces*
the Punjab*
Bihar and Orissa*
the Central Provinces 0
the N 0 Wol’o Province *
The Hon*ble the a # G«>Go and C 8 C* in Baluchistan*
The Hon f ble the Chief Commissioner of ajmer Merwara®
The Chief Commissioner, Coorg®
The Chief Commissioner, Delhi*
The Chief Commissioner, andem a n and Nicobar Islands*
The Hon’ble the Be side nt at Hyderabad*
The Hon*ble the Be side nt in Mysore*
The Hon*ble the AoGoG, in Central India*
The Hon # ble the A*G*G* in Bajputana*
The Hon*ble the AoGoG* in the States of western India®
The Hon'ble the A*G*G 0 Punjab States*
The A* G*G* for the Gujarat states and Besident at
The Besident in Kashmir®
The Resident at Gwalior®
The AoGoG* Madras states*
The A®G«G* Eastern states.
The A* G* G* for the Deccan States and Besident at
Ko lhapur*
Memorandum NooFo367-N/33 0
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Dated Simla, the July 1934*

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The file contains correspondence relating to pilgrim passes issued to Indian nationals proceeding to Persia [Iran] from India (via Iraq).

The correspondence is largely between the Foreign and Political Department of the Government of India and the following: the Government of Bengal, Political Department, Passport Branch; the Consul General for Persia in India; HM Consul, Baghdad; and HM Minister, Tehran.

The file also includes correspondence between the following: HM Consul for Sistan and Kain, and HM Vice Consul, Zahedan; HM Consul for Sistan and Kain, and HM Minister, Tehran; and HM Consul General at Meshed, and the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs.

The file includes a divider, which gives a list of correspondence references contained in the file by year. This is placed at the back of the correspondence.

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1 file (20 folios)

The papers are arranged in chronological order from the rear to the front of the file.

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Foliation: the foliation sequence (used for referencing) commences at the front cover with 1, and terminates at the inside back cover with 22; these numbers are written in pencil, are circled, and are located in the top right corner of the recto The front of a sheet of paper or leaf, often abbreviated to 'r'. side of each folio.

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