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India’s is the largest postal network in the world. It was in the second half of the 18th century that modern postal system was introduced in India. India’s postal network connects thousands of the country’s villages to its towns and cities. According to official statistics, there are 155,516 post offices, of which 139,120 are in villages (2005).

Source: http://www.indiavideo.org/text/postal-and-telecom-508.php, http://pib.nic.in/newsite/mbErel.aspx?relid=88330