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Press Information Bureau
Government of India
Ministry of Home Affairs
29-December-2010 10:54 IST
Factual Positon Regarding Home Minister’s Letter to West Bengal Chief Minister
With reference to the reports in a section of the press quoting certain officers of the Postal Department, Kolkata, the correct facts are as follows:

The Home Minister’s letter to the Chief Minister, West Bengal was sent by Speed Post on December 22, 2010 under No. ED468157705IN. It reached Kolkata GPO on 24.12.2010 at 6.00 a.m. The letter should, therefore, have been delivered on 24.12.2010 which was a working day.

Shri Alok Sharma, General Manager, India Post vide his letter dated 27.12.2010 has apologized for the delay in the delivery of the article.

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