REPORT OF THE CHRISTIAN MISSIONARY
ACTIVITIES ENQUIRY COMMITTEE,
MADHYA PRADESH

VOLUME II
PART A

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TOUR PROGRAMMES OF THE COMMITTEE

JUNE 1954
 

Saturday, the 5th June 1954-    
10 a.m.
Leave Nagpur. (By mail.)
     
 
Raigarh District
 
Sunday, the 6th June 1954-    
7-30 p.m.
Arrive Raigarh.
6- a.m.
Leave Raigarh.
9 a.m.
Arrive Dharamjaigarh.
9 a.m. to 11 a.m.
Discussion with local officers and non-officials, if any.
11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Lunch and rest.
3 p.m.
Leave Dharamjaigarh.
4 p.m.
Arrive Pathalgaon.
4 p.m. to 4-30 p.m.
Tea.
4-30 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Meeting at Pathalgaon.
5 p.m.
Leave Pathalgaon.
5-30 p.m.
Arrive Ludeg.
5-30 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Meeting at Ludeg.
6 p.m.
Leave Ludeg.
9 p.m.
Arrive Jashpurangar.
(Dinner and rest.)
     
Monday, the 7th June 1954-    
7 a.m.
Leave Jashpurnagar.
8 a.m.
Arrive Ara.
8 a.m. to 9-30 a.m.
Meeting at Ara.
9-30 a.m.
Leave Ara.
10-30 a.m.
Arrive Jashpur.
11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Lunch and rest.
2 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Interview with local officers and non-officials, if any
4 p.m. to 4-30 p.m.
Tea.
5 p.m.
Arrive Gholang. (4 miles.)
5 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Meeting at Gholang and visit to Mission.
7-30 p.m.
Arrive Jashpurnagar.
(Dinner and rest.)
     
Tuesday, the 8th June 1954-    
7 a.m.
Leave Jashpurnagar.
8 a.m.
Arrive Ginabahar, (21 miles.)
8 a.m. to 10 a.m.
Meeting at Ginabahar and visit to Mission.
11 a.m.
Arrive Jashpurnagar.
11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Lunch and rest.
2 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Visit to Muskutri.
8 p.m.
Arrive Jashpurnagar.
(Dinner and rest.)
     
Wednesday, the 9th June 1954-    
7 a.m. to 9 a.m.
Interview with officials and non-officials.
9 a.m.
Leave Jashpurnagar.
12 noon
Arrive Pathalgaon.
12 noon to 3 p.m.
Lunch and rest.
3-30 p.m.
Tea.
4 p.m.
Leave Pathalgaon.
     
 
Surguja District
 
9 p.m.
Arrive Ambikapur.
     
Thursday, the 10th June 1954-    
11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Visit to Kusmi.
     
Friday, the 11th June 1954-    
8 a.m. to 11 a.m.
Visit to Balrampur.
6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Meeting at Ambikapur Circuit House.
     
Saturday, the 12th June 1954-    
9 a.m. to 11 a.m.
Visit to Dhorpur.
2 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Visit to Sitapur.
     
Sunday, the 13th June 1954-    
6 a.m.
Leave Sitapur.
1 p.m.
Arrive Raigarh.
     
Monday, the 14th June 1954-    
6-10a.m.
Leave Raigarh. (By mail.)
4-15 p.m.
Arrive Nagpur.
     
 
JULY 1954
 
Wednesday, the 14th July 1954-    
9-10 p.m.
Leave Nagpur (By passenger.)
     
 
Raipur District
 
Thursday, the 15th July 1954-    
4-57 a.m. 
Arrive Raipur.
8 a.m. to 10 a.m.
Meeting with non-officials.
10 a.m. to 12 noon
Visit to Institutions.
12 noon to 2 p.m.
Lunch and rest.
2 p.m.
Leave Raipur. (By car.)
4 p.m.
Reach Dhamtari (48 miles.)
4-30 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Visit to Institutions.
6 p.m. to 7-30 p.m.
Meeting at Dhamtari.
     
Friday, the 16th July 1954-    
8 a.m.
Departure from Dhamtari. (By car.)
10 a.m.
Reach Raipur (48 miles.)
10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Lunch and rest.
2 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Meeting with officials.
5-5 p.m. 
Leave for Mahasamund. (By train.)
6-30 p.m.
Arrive Mahasamund.
7-30 to 8-30 p.m.
Interview with officials.
     
Saturday, the 17th July 1954-    
7 a.m.
Leave for Basna by car (50 miles) via Bagbahera and Pithora.
11 a.m.
Reach Basna.
11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Lunch and rest.
2 p.m. to 3 p.m.
Meeting at Basna.
3 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Visit to Jagdishpur and back.
     
Sunday, the 18th July 1954-    
7 a.m.
Leave Basna (By car.)
11 a.m.
Arrive Mahasamund. (50 miles.)
11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Lunch and rest.
2 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Meeting.
4 p.m. to 6 p.m. 
Visit to Institutions.
6-10 p.m.
Leave Mahasamund (By train.)
8-25 p.m.
Arrive Raipur.
     
Monday, the 19th July 1954-    
7 a.m. 
Leave Raipur for Bilaspur via Simga and Bisrampur (By car.)
Mod people at Simga and Bisrampur. (Half an hour at each place).
     
 
Bilaspur District
 
12 noon
Reach Bilaspur, by car. (75 miles.)
2 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Meet representatives of Christian and non-Christian organisations.
4 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Visit to Institutions.
     
 Tuesday, the 20th July 1954-    
7-30 a.m.
Leave Bilaspur. (By car.)
8-15 a.m.
Arrive Takhatpur. (1 8 miles.)
8-30 a.m. to 10 a.m.
Meeting at Takhatpur.
10-30 a.m.
Leave Takhatpur. (By car.)
10-40 a.m.
Arrive Jarhagaon. (4 miles.)
10-40a.m. to 11-40 a.m.
Meeting at Jarhagaon.
11-40a.m.
Leave Jarhagaon. (By car.)
12-00 noon 
Arrive Mungeli. (9 miles.)
12 noon to 2 p.m. 
Lunch and rest.
2 p.m. to 3 p.m.
Meeting at Mungeli.
3 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Visit to institutions.
4 p.m.
Leave Mungeli. (32 miles by road.)
5-30 p.m.
Arrive Chandkhuri. (Baitalpur.)
5-30p.m. to 7.p.m.
Meeting at Chandkhuri.
7-00 p.m.
Leave Chandkhuri. (22 miles.)
8-00 p.m.
Arrive Bilaspur.
     
Wednesday, the 21st July1954-    
7 to 8 a.m.
Interview with officials.
8-50 a.m.
Leave Bilaspur. (Katni passenger)
11-48a.m.
Arrive Pendra road.
12 noon to 2 p.m.
Lunch and rest.
2 to 4 p.m.
Meeting
4 to 6 p.m.
Visit to Institutions.
     
Thursday, the 22nd July 1954-    
2-49 a.m.
Leave Pendra road. (Katni passenger.)
5-41 a.m.
Arrive Bilaspur.
7 a.m. to 8 a.m.
Breakfast at Bilaspur.
8-03 a.m.
Leave for Champa. (By train.)
9-34 a.m.
Arrive Champa.
12 noon to 2 p.m.
Lunch and rest at Champa.
2 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Meeting.
4 p.m. to 5-30 p.m.
Visit to Institutions.
     
Friday, the 23rd, July 1954-    
7-30 a.m.
Leave Champa.
8-30 a.m.
Arrive Korba. (22 miles by car.)
9 a.m. to 11 a.m.
Meeting at Korba.
11 a.m.
Leave Korba.
12 noon
Arrive Champa. (22 miles.)
12 noon to 2 p.m.
Lunch and rest.
4-40 p.m.
Leave Champa. (Passenger train.)
     
Saturday, the 24th July 1954-    
5-45 a.m.
Arrive Nagpur.
     
 
AUGUST 1954
 
Tuesday, the 10th August 1954-    
9-00
Leave Nagpur (By car).
     
 
Amravati District
 
12-00
Arrive Amravati.
12-00 to 13-00 
Meeting with officials.
13-00 to 15-00
Lunch and Rest.
15-00 to 17-00
Meeting with non-officials.
17-00 to 19-00
Visit to Institutions.
     
Wednesday, the 11th August 1954-    
8-00
Leave Amravati.
9-30
Arrive Achalpur.
11-00 to 11-30 
Meeting.
10-30 to 15-00
Lunch and rest.
15-00 to 15-30
Visit to Institution.
16-00 to 17-30
Achalpur to Chikalda.
18-00 to 19-30
Meeting with non-officials.
     
Thursday, the 12th August 1954-    
8-00 to 10-00
Visit to Institutions.
10-00 to 11-30
Chikalda- to Dharni.
12-00 to 15-00
Lunch and Rest.
15-00 to 17-00
Meeting with non-officials.
17-00 to 19-00
Visit to Institutions.
     
Friday, the 13th August 1954-    
8-30 to 9-00
Dhami to Dedtalai.
     
 
Nimar District
 
9-00 to 10-00
Meeting with non-officials.
10-00 to 11-00
Dedtalai to Kanapur (23 miles).
11-30 to 12-30
Meeting at Kanapur.
12-30 to 15-00
Lunch and Rest.
15-30 to 16-30
Visit to Institutions, if any.
17-00 to 18-00
Kanapur to Burhanpur.
18-00 to 19-00
Meeting with officials.
     
Saturday, the 14th August 1954-    
8-30 to 10-00
Meeting with non-officials.
10-15 to 12-00
Burhanpur to Khandwa (43 miles).
12-00 to 15-00
Lunch and rest.
15-00 to 16-30
Meeting with officials.
17-00 to 19-00
Meeting with non-officials.
     
Sunday, the 15th August 1954-
(Rest.)
   
     
Monday, the 16th August 1954-    
8-00 to 9-30
Khandwa to Pandhana (12 miles).
9-30 to 10-30
Meeting with non-officials.
10-30 to 11-00
Pandhana to Aolia via Koladit (4 miles) (weather permitting).
11-00 to 12-00
Meeting with non-officials.
12-00 to 13-00
Aolia to Khandwa (16 miles).
13-00 to 15-30
Lunch and Rest.
16-00 to 17-00
Visit to Balahi-Awar (Khandwa).
17-00 to 18-30
Visit to R. C. Mission, Khandwa.
     
Tuesday, the 17th August 1954-    
9-00 to 11-00
Khandwa to Sirpur via Khedi (21 miles) (weather permitting).
11-00 to 12-00
Meeting at Sirpur.
12-00 to 13-00
Sirpur to Harsud.
13-00 to 16-00
Lunch and Rest.
16-00 to 17-00
Meeting with non-officials.
17-00 to 18-30
Harsud to Khandwa (38 miles).
     
Wednesday, the 18th August 1954-    
8-00 to 9-00
Khandwa to Piplod (1 8 miles).
9-00 to 9-30
Piplod to Karpur (4 miles-weather permitting).
9-30 to 10-30
Meeting with non-officials.
10-30 to 11-00
Karpur to Piplod (4 miles).
11-00 to 12-00
Piplod to Khandwa (18 miles).
12-00 to 15-00
Lunch and Rest.
18-05
Leave Khandwa (By Pathankot Express No. 4).
20-30
Arrive Bhusaval.
21-50
Leave Bhusaval (By Nagpur Passenger No. 383).
     
Thursday, the 19th August 1954-    
8-10
Arrive Nagpur.
     
 
OCTOBER 1954
 
Sunday, the 10th October 1954-    
8 a.m. 
Leave Nagpur.
     
 
Yeotmal District
 
11 a.m.
Arrive Yeotmal (by car) (92 miles).
12 noon to 3 p.m.
Lunch and Rest.
3 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Meeting with representatives of Christian and non-Christian organisations and institutions.
4 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Interview with officials (if necessary).
6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Yeotmal to Harjuna and back (Meeting at Harjuna), (7 plus 7 miles).
 
 
Monday, the 11th October 1954-
 
8-30 a.m. to 9-30a.m.
Yeotmal to Ralegaon (27 miles).
9-30 a.m. to 11 a.m.
Meeting with representatives of Christian and non-Christian organisations and institutions.
11 a.m. to 12 a.m. 
Ralegaon to Yeotmal (27 miles). 
12 noon to 3 p.m.
Lunch and Rest.
3 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Yeotmal to Ner.
4 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Meeting with representatives and visit to institution if any.
6 p.m. to 7 p.m. 
Ner to Yeotmal.
     
Tuesday; the 12th October 1954-    
8 a.m. to 9 a.m.
Yeotmal to Runza (30 miles).
9 a.m. to 10 a.m.
Meeting at Runza.
10 a.m. to 10-30 a.m.
Runza to Umri (5 miles).
10-30 a.m. to 11-30 a.m.
Meeting at Umri.
11-30 to 11-40 a.m.
Umri to Pandharkawada (6 miles).
12 noon to 3 p.m.
Lunch and Rest.
3 p.m. to 4p.m.
Pandharkawada to Botoni (18 miles).
4 p.m. to 4-30 p.m.
Meeting at Botoni.
4-30 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Botoni to Rajur (10 miles).
5 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Meeting at Rajur.
6 p.m. to 6-30 p.m.
Rajur to Wani (15 miles).
     
Wednesday, the 13th October 1954-    
8 a.m. to 9 a.m.
Meeting at Wani.
9-30 a.m. to 11-30 a.m.
Wani to Yeotmal (67 miles).
11-30 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Lunch and Rest.
3 p.m. to 3-25 p.m.
Yeotmal to Kamathwada.
3-25 to 4 p.m.
Meeting at Kamathwada.
4 p.m. to 4-30 p.m.
Kamathwada to Darwha (16 miles).
4-30 p.m. to 5-30 p.m.
Meeting at Darwha.
5-30 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Darwha to Digras (17 miles).
6 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Meeting at Digras.
7 p.m. to 7-30 p.m.
Digras to Pusad (17 miles).
     
Thursday, the 14th October 1954-    
8-30 to 9-30 a.m.
Meeting at Pusad.
3 p.m. to 4-15 p.m.
Pusad to Umarkhed (42 miles).
4-30 p.m. to 5-30 p.m.
Meeting at Umarkhed.
5-30 p.m. to 7-30p.m.
Umarkhed to Basim (60 miles).
     
 
Akola District
 
Friday, the 15th October 1954-    
8-30 a.m. to 9-30 a.m.
Meeting at Basim.
9-30 a.m. to 10-30 a.m.
Visit to institutions, if any.
10-30 a.m. to 12-15 p.m.
Wasim to Akola (52 miles).
12 noon to 3 p.m.
Lunch and Rest.
3 p.m. to 4-30 p.m.
Meeting at Akola.
4-30 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Visit to institutions, if any.
     
Saturday, the 16th October 1954-    
8 a. m. to 9-15 a. m.
Akola to Khamgaon (34 miles).
     
 
Buldana District
 
9-30 a.m. to 10-30 a.m.
Meeting at Khamgaon
10-30 a.m. to 11 -30 a.m.
Visit to institutions, if any.
12 noon to 3 p.m.
Lunch and rest.
3 p.m. to 4-30 p.m.
Khamgaon to Mehkar (49 miles).
5 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Meeting at Mehkar.
     
Sunday, the 17th October 1954    
8 a.m. to 9 a.m.
Mehkar to Chikhali (28 miles).
9 a.m. to 10 a.m.
Meeting at Chikhali.
10 a.m. to 11 a.m.
Visit to institutions, if any.
11 a.m. to 11-30 a.m.
Chikhali to Buldana.
12 noon to 3 p.m.
Lunch and rest.
4 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Meeting and visit to institutions.
     
Monday, the 18th October 1954-     
4 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Buldana to Malkapur (28 miles).
5-30 p.m. to 6-30 p.m.
Meeting and visit to institutions, if any.
11 p.m. 
Leave Malkapur (By passenger).
     
Tuesday, the 19th October 1954-    
10-45 a.m.
Arrive Nagpur.
     
 
NOVEMBER 1954
 
Friday to Saturday, the 12th to 14th November 1954-    
     
 
Mandla District
Tour in Mandla district.
 
Monday the 15th November 1954-
 
 
     
 
Jabalpur District
 
 9 a.m. to 12 noon
Mandla to Jabalpur.  Visit to Barela on way.
12 noon to 3 p.m.
Lunch and Rest.
3-30 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Meeting with representatives of Christians and non-Christians.
     
Tuesday, the 16th November 1954-    
9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Jabalpur to Khamariya, Kundam and back.
1 p.m. to 3 p.m.
Lunch and Rest.
2 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Visit to institutions.
     
Wednesday, the 17th November 1954-    
9 a.m.
Departure for Panagar, Schora and Katni with halts at Panagar and Schora for interviews, etc. arrive at Katni at 1 p.m.
2 p.m. to 4-30 p.m.
Meeting with representatives of Christians and non-Christians.
5 p.m.
Katni to Jabalpur.
     
Thursday, the 18th November 1954-    
12 noon to 3 p.m.
Lunch and Rest.
3-30 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Interview at Jabalpur.
     
Friday, the 19th November 1954-    
9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Jabalpur to Dindori.
     
 
Mandla District
 
Friday and Saturday, the 19th and 20th November 1954-
 
 Tour in Mandla district.
     
 
JANUARY 1955
 
Monday, the 27th January 1955-    
2 p.m.
Leave Nagpur (By car).
     
 
Betul District
 
6 p.m.
Arrive Betul.
     
Tuesday, the 18th January 1955-    
9 a.m. to 10-30 a.m.
Meeting of Christian and Non-Christian representatives. (Lunch).
2 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Visit to Amla and back (By car).
     
Wednesday, the 19th January 1955-    
9 a.m. to 12 a.m.
Visit to Swedish Mission Chicholi and meeting with Non-Christian and Christian representatives and back. (Lunch).
2 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Betul to Padhar, Nimpani and Shahapur and back.
     
Thursday, the 20th January 1955-    
9 a.m.
Leave Betul.
     
 
Chhindwara District.
 
12 noon 
Arrive Chhindwara. (Lunch).
3 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Meeting with representatives of Christians and Non-Christians.
4 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Visit to Swedish Mission and Mission High School.
5 p.m. to 5-30 p.m.
Meeting with representatives of Christians and Non-Christians.
     
Friday, the 21st January 1955-    
9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Visit to Seja with Halt at Amarwara for meeting-with representatives of Christians and Non-Christians.
     
Saturday, the 22nd January 1955-    
9 a.m.
Leave Chhindwara.
11 a.m.
Arrive Seoni.
11-30 a. m. to 12-30 p.m.
Meeting with representatives of Christians and Non-Christians. (Lunch).
3 p.m. 
Leave Seoni.
     
 
Balaghat District
 
5 p.m.
Arrive Balaghat.
6 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Meeting with Christians and Non-Christians representatives.
     
Sunday, the 23rd January 1955-    
9 a.m.
Leave Balaghat.
10-30 a.m.
Arrive Baihar.
11 a.m. to 12 noon
Meeting with Christians and Non-Christians representatives, Lunch.
Afternoon
Visit to Garhi for meeting Christians and Non-Christians representatives and back.
     
Monday, the 24th January 1955-    
8 a.m.
Leave Balaghat.
11 a.m.
Arrive Nagpur.
     
 
JULY 1955
 
Thursday, the 21st July 1955-    
10 a.m. 
Leave Nagpur.
4-25 p.m.
Arrive Raipur (By mail.)
     
Friday, the 22nd and Saturday, the 23rd July 1955-
Halts.
     
Sunday, the 24th July 1955-    
3-34 p.m.
Leave Raipur.
5-19 p.m.
Arrive Bilaspur.
     
Monday, the 25th and Tuesday, the 26th July 1955- 
Halts.
     
Wednesday, the 27th July 1955-    
7-46 p.m.
Leave Bilaspur.
10-56 p.m.
Arrive Raigarh.
     
Thursday, the 28th and Friday, the 29th July 1955-
Halts.
     
Saturday, the 30th July 1955-    
6-10a.m. 
Leave Raigarh.
4-15 p.m.
Arrive Nagpur.

 
   
AUGUST 1955

First Panel

   
Sunday the 7th August 1955-        
Leave Nagpur 1 p.m. Arrive Jabalpur 6 p.m. By Car.
         
   
Jabalpur District
   
Monday the 8th Tuesday the 9th and Wednesday, the 10th August 1955-   Halts at Jabalpur    
         
Thursday, the 11th August 1955-        
Leave Jabalpur 7 a.m. Arrive Sagar 11 a.m. By Car.
         
Friday, the 12th and Saturday, the 13th August 1955-   Halts at Sagar.    
         
Sunday, the 14th August 1955-        
Leave Sagar 7 a.m. Arrive Jabalpur 11 a.m. By Car.
Leave Jabalpur 3 p.m. Arrive Mandla 5 p.m. By Car.
         
Monday, the 15th August 1955-   Halt at Mandla.    
         
Tuesday, the 16th August 1955-        
Leave Mandla 3 p.m. Arrive Jabalpur 5 p.m. By Car.
Leave Jabalpur 6-35 p.m. Arrive Khandwa 1-23 a.m. By Train
         
Wednesday, the 17th, Thursday, the 18th and Friday, the 19th August 1955-   Halts at Khandwa.    
         
Saturday, the 20th August 1955-        
Leave Khandwa 6-8 p.m. Arrive Nagpur
(on 21-8-55).
8-15 a.m. By Train

Second Panel

 
Tuesday, the 9th August 1955 Leave Nagpur (By road)
Arrive Yeotmal
Afternoon.
Evening.
Wednesday, the 10th and Thursday, the 11th August 1955. Halts at Yeotmal.  
Friday, the 12th August 1955 Leave Yeotmal (By road)
Arrive Amravati.
Afternoon.
Saturday, the 13th and Sunday, the 14th August 1955. Halts at Amravati.  
Monday, the 15th August 1955 Leave Amravati (By road)
Arrive Washim.
Afternoon.
Tuesday, the 16th August 1955 Halt.  
Wednesday, the 17th August 1955 Leave Washim (By road).
Arrive Buldana.
 
Thursday, the 18th August 1955 Halt.  
Friday, the 19th August 1955 Leave Buldana.
Arrive Malkapur (By road).
 
Saturday, the 20th August 1955 Halt.  
Sunday, the 21st August 1955 Leave Malkapur 10-48 Morning.
a.m. (By rail).
Arrive Khamgaon
 
Monday, the 22nd August 1955 Halt.  
Tuesday, the 23rd and Wednesday, the 24th August 1955. Leave Khamgaon Evening.
(By passenger.)
Arrive Nagpur (5-20 a.m.).
 

 
 
 
NOVEMBER 1955
 
Thursday, the 17th November 1955 10 a.m.
7-24 p.m.
Leave Nagpur (By mail).
Arrive Raigarh.
Friday, the 18th November 1955 Morning
Afternoon
Leave Raigarh (By car).
Saturday, the 19th and Sunday, the 20th November 1955.
... ...
Halts at Ambikapur.
Monday, the 21st November 1955 Morning.
Afternoon
Leave Ambikapur (By car).
Arrive Jashpur.
Tuesday the 22nd and Wednesday, the 23rd November 1955.   Halts at Jashpur.
Thursday, the 24th November 1955 Morning
Afternoon
Leave Jashpur (By car).
Arrive Raigarh.
Friday the 25th November 1955 6-10a.m. 
4-15 p.m.
Leave Raigarh (By mail).
Arrive Nagpur.


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