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[Emblem]

Prime Minister

Date: 27/2/1320- [17 May 1941]

Number: 2386

 

Confidential, Eyes only

 

Ministry of the Interior

 

We enclose herewith for your information a copy of a report received from the post office of Sarvestan regarding the behaviour and activities of the Baha’is. As these sorts of gatherings have been forbidden by the government, these people have no right to demonstrate or use illegal means for their actions.  For the sake of keeping peace and order such activities should be stopped.

[Deleted section]You are instructed hereby that should you feel necessary, you may report the matter to Office Governor General of Seventh Province along with relevant guidance in this regard.

 

[Handwritten] You are required to report the outcome of the actions taken.

 

Prime Minister

 

[Handwritten:] Renewed. 25/2/1320 [15 May 1941], Malek[ol-Kalami.]