254 pass­ports ‘lost in tran­sit’ from UT to Bathinda

Hindustan Times (Chandigarh) - - HINDUSTANTIMES HTPUNJAB&HARYANA -

BATHINDA : A bag with 254 pass­ports meant for de­liv­ery to ap­pli­cants through the main post of­fice in Civil Lines area here have gone miss­ing in the tran­sit, it was learnt on Tues­day. This came to light af­ter some peo­ple who didn't get their pass­ports reached the post of­fice to en­quire. Among them was Bin­dar Singh of Bandi vil­lage, who said his wife had ap­plied for the doc­u­ment at the pass­port seva ken­dra on Jan­uary 2, and her pass­port was re­ported as dis­patched from the re­gional pass­port of­fice, Chandigarh, to the main post of­fice here via speed post on Jan­uary 15. He said they re­ceived SMS alerts, but the pass­port didn’t reach the post of­fice. Post­mas­ter Pu­rushotam Dass in his reply said the bag con­tain­ing the pass­ports had not yet reached and an in­quiry was be­ing con­ducted. He said he has lodged a com­plaint with the SSP’S of­fice.

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