This is a collection of leave letters and applications
written by people in various places of India.
A candidate's application:
"This has reference to your advertisement calling for a 'typist and
an accountant - Male or Female'... As I am both for the past several
years and I can handle both, I am applying for the post.
An employee applied for leave as follows:
Since I have to go to my village to sell my land along with my
wife. Please sanction me one-week leave.
Another employee applied for half day leave as follows:
"Since I've to go to the cremation ground at
10 o-clock and I may not return, please grant me half day casual leave"
A leave letter to the headmaster:
"As I am studying in this school I am suffering from headache.
I request you to leave me today"
An incident of a leave letter
"I am suffering from fever, please declare one day holiday."
Another leave letter written to the headmaster:
As my headache is paining, please grant me leave for
A covering note: "I am enclosed herewith..."
From H.A.L. Administration dept:
As my mother-in-law has expired and I am responsible for it, please grant me
10 days leave.
Actual letter written for application of leave:
"My wife is suffering from sickness and as I am her only husband at home
I may be granted leave".
Letter writing: -
"I am in well here and hope you are also in the same well."
Another gem from I.T.I. Leave-letter from an employee
who was performing his daughter's wedding:
"as I am marrying my daughter, please grant a week's leave.."