Okhil Babu's Letter to Indian Railways

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    Okhil Babu’s letter to the Railway Department (early 1900’s ) =============================================

    Okhil Chandra Sen wrote this letter to the Sahibganj divisional railway office in 1909. It is on display at the Railway Museum in New Delhi. It was also reproduced under the caption “Travellers’ Tales” in the Far Eastern Economic Review.

    Any guesses why this letter is of historic value?
    It led to the introduction of TOILETS in trains!!!!!!!!!
     
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    :lol: Thats truly remarkable!! :))
     
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    aaawesome... man !!!!!!..... gr8 piece of story.....
     
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    Yeh True !!

    Had this in the mail a few years back !
     
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    great find dude.
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    Very good find!!! After reading it 2 times, I was able to understand what he meant!!
     
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    :p :lol: any one else here written a letter to the Railways ? :D
     
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    i am "learning" to travel in train.i have very bad experiance with IR.it happened that in my place there is no rail connection.we have to go to Ernakulam/Alwaye for train.
    bad experiance includes the dirty games including with the booking of seats by railway porters and once i panicked(TTR) in Coimbatore and jumped out of running train to platform(lucky to be still here).still trying to learn travelling in train :) I struggle to find the different compartments esp general compartment in trains :cry: and BTW i never used toilets in trains as the boggies given to kerala mostly are old ones.cant be sure if using toilet ends my life :D
     
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