Formal Letter Writing ICSE 2005

Write a letter to the Director of the Archaeological Survey of India. This Formal Letter was asked in ICSE 2005 board exam. You can find Previous Year Formal Letter Writing asked in ICSE board exams.

Formal Letter Writing ICSE 2005

153, Gomti Nagar,
Lucknow- 226010
10 May 2005

Archaeological Survey of India
New Delhi – 100001

Dear Sir,

Subject : Precarious condition of historical monument at Lucknow

I would like to draw your attention to the precarious condition of ‘The Residency’ at Lucknow. It is an important heritage site, which bears testimony to our freedom struggle.

This monument on the banks of the River Gomti is known for the significant role it played during the first war of Independence against the British rule. Unfortunately, it is being slowly but surely eroded. In the absence of proper security arrangements, people inscribe their names and messages on the walls. This not only disfigures, but also endangers the monument.

The lush green lawns are littered with polythene bags and eatables, giving the place an unpleasant and dirty look. The absence of proper drinking water in the complex makes the visit antagonizing. This is further compounded by numerous self designated guides, who thrust themselves on the hapless tourists, often fleecing them.

I would therefore request you to take immediate steps to preserve this national heritage, by improving security arrangements. The civic authorities should also be instructed to make proper arrangements for drinking water in the complex. To facilitate the tourists registered guides should only be allowed to operate in the complex.

These measures would go a long way in safeguarding the important monument, and also make it memorable for the tourists.

Yours sincerely,
Sudhanshu Sharma


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