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Ministry of Post, Telegraph, and Telephone

Department of Ministerial Office

Number: 199/M

Dated: 7 Mordad 1323 [29 July 1944]

Direct

 

Mr. Prime Minister,

(Subject: Baha’i propaganda in Shahroud)

We respectfully attach a copy of the telegraphic report received from Shahroud for Your Highness’s information.

 

On behalf of the Minister of Post, Telegraph, and Telephone

[Signature]

 

[Handwritten note 1:] Take action pursuant to prior background.

[Handwritten note 2:] Mr. Mostowfian, along with sending a copy of the report to the Police Headquarters, please order an investigation into the situation through questioning the Police Department in Shahroud and take action to prevent propaganda against the official religion of Islam. 15 Mordad 1323 [6 August 1944].

[Handwritten note 3:] Number: 961; 15 Mordad 1323 [6 August 1944]