163-Year-Old Telegram Service To Close Forever : News Photo

163-Year-Old Telegram Service To Close Forever

JAIPUR, INDIA - JULY 14: Ravindra kumar posts his last telegram as a souvenir, as his grandfather worked as a TAARBABU at General Post Office on July 14, 2013 in Jaipur, India. The work to lay telegraph lines started in 1850 on an experimental basis between Koklata and Diamond Harbour, it was opened for use by the British East India Company the following year. In 1854, the service was made available to the public. 163-year-old telegram service is being shut down by the Government from 15th of July, across the country. (Photo by Himanshu Vyas/Hindustan Times via Getty Images)
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JAIPUR, INDIA - JULY 14: Ravindra kumar posts his last telegram as a souvenir, as his grandfather worked as a TAARBABU at General Post Office on July 14, 2013 in Jaipur, India. The work to lay telegraph lines started in 1850 on an experimental basis between Koklata and Diamond Harbour, it was opened for use by the British East India Company the following year. In 1854, the service was made available to the public. 163-year-old telegram service is being shut down by the Government from 15th of July, across the country. (Photo by Himanshu Vyas/Hindustan Times via Getty Images)
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Ravindra kumar posts his last telegram as a souvenir as his... News Photo 173439923Adult,Finance,Grandfather,Horizontal,India,Jaipur,Men,Post,Post Office,Rajasthan,Souvenir,TelegramPhotographer Collection: Hindustan Times 2013 Hindustan TimesJAIPUR, INDIA - JULY 14: Ravindra kumar posts his last telegram as a souvenir, as his grandfather worked as a TAARBABU at General Post Office on July 14, 2013 in Jaipur, India. The work to lay telegraph lines started in 1850 on an experimental basis between Koklata and Diamond Harbour, it was opened for use by the British East India Company the following year. In 1854, the service was made available to the public. 163-year-old telegram service is being shut down by the Government from 15th of July, across the country. (Photo by Himanshu Vyas/Hindustan Times via Getty Images)