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Chief Superintendent of Central Telegraph Office (CTO) Kolkata, Subrata Kumar Das looks on as he stands in front of a board with the names of all CTO Superintendents since April 1908, at the Central Telegraph Office in Kolkata on July 14, 2013. After 162 years of connecting people, India is now set to disband the world's last major telegram service and its legions of cycle-borne delivery workers - July 14 is the last day that messages will be accepted by the service, the world's last major commercial telegram operation. AFP PHOTO/Dibyangshu SARKAR (Photo credit should read DIBYANGSHU SARKAR/AFP/Getty Images)
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Chief Superintendent of Central Telegraph Office (CTO) Kolkata, Subrata Kumar Das looks on as he stands in front of a board with the names of all CTO Superintendents since April 1908, at the Central Telegraph Office in Kolkata on July 14, 2013. After 162 years of connecting people, India is now set to disband the world's last major telegram service and its legions of cycle-borne delivery workers - July 14 is the last day that messages will be accepted by the service, the world's last major commercial telegram operation. AFP PHOTO/Dibyangshu SARKAR (Photo credit should read DIBYANGSHU SARKAR/AFP/Getty Images)
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Chief Superintendent of Central Telegraph Office Kolkata Subrata... News Photo 173435532Board,Chief,Horizontal,Identity,Illustration,India,Kolkata,Looking,Science and Technology,Stand,Technology,Telecommunications Equipment,West BengalPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPChief Superintendent of Central Telegraph Office (CTO) Kolkata, Subrata Kumar Das looks on as he stands in front of a board with the names of all CTO Superintendents since April 1908, at the Central Telegraph Office in Kolkata on July 14, 2013. After 162 years of connecting people, India is now set to disband the world's last major telegram service and its legions of cycle-borne delivery workers - July 14 is the last day that messages will be accepted by the service, the world's last major commercial telegram operation. AFP PHOTO/Dibyangshu SARKAR (Photo credit should read DIBYANGSHU SARKAR/AFP/Getty Images)