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Coll 27/7 ‘Passports. Pilgrims. Pilgrim passes for Indian pilgrims proceeding to Persia.’ [‎15r] (29/44)

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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Ttie Deputy Secretary to the Government uf Xnaia
in the Foreign and Political Department#
General for ! ersia in India#
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Dated ^lew Delhi 9 the^ torch 1931.
Subject:- Pilgrim passes#
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In cor tinuation of the letter from the Government of
India in the Foreign and Political Department No#d#248/H/31
dated the 28th January 1931, I am directed U> inform you
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that the usual practice whereby passport issuing author!tif.
affix their seals in such a way that the lower portion of
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the photograph bears the stak:p and not the whole photograpj
la followed by passport issuing authoritiew in India# If
however any particular instances have been brought to your
notice of photographs on pilgrim pa^eess having been so
stamped that the photogre^beware rendered unrecognisable,
I am to r©a u «si that the details may kindly be communicated
to the Government of India whereupon steps will b© taken
to draw the attention of the passport issuing authority
concerned to the fact#
2# As regards the second matter you mention, I am to say
that the existing form of pilgrim pass was introduced with
the approval of the Persian Government and that for thie
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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)
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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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