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Ministry of the Interior

Provincial Government Office of Central Province

[Number: 9279]

[Date: 4 Tir 1352 [25 June 1973]]


Honourable Governor of the Central Province

[I would] respectfully convey that, according to report number 5/305, dated 31 Ordibehesht 1352 [21 May 1973] of the Kashan Police Department, on 7 Ordibehesht 1352 [27 April 1973] two announcements containing the religious decrees of Ayatollahs Shariatmadari and Golpaigani were sent from Qum to Kashan, regarding the prohibition of the use and purchase of soft drinks that are produced by the Zamzam Corporation and the products of the Iran Gaz Company, which are connected to the perverse Baha’i sect.  In addition to being posted on the doors of a few shops, they were read by Asghar Rasoulzadeh, son of Mohammad, to the participants in the gathering of the mourners of Bani-Zahra group at the home of Mr. Hossein Rasmi.

We attach that letter now for your information.

Mayor of Kashan, Zafari


9279 – 4 Tir 1352 [25 June 1973], a copy of a photocopy of the report number 5/30- 21 Khordad 1352 [11 June 1973] of the Kashan Police Department, with attachments, is hereby being sent for the information of the Ministry of the Interior, Law Enforcement Headquarters.



Governor of the Central Province, Sayyed Ziaoddin Shademan


[Handwritten note 1:]- Stamp: Secretariat of the Ministry of the Interior, Number: 71871, Date: 9 Tir 1352 [30 June 1973]

[Handwritten note 2:]- Stamp: Ministry of the Interior, Political Department, Number: 9319, Date: 10 Tir