A little boy wanted Rs.50 very badly and prayed for weeks, but nothing happened.
Finally he decided to write God a letter requesting the Rs.50.
When the postal authorities received the letter addressed to
God, INDIA, they decided to forward it to the Finance Minister of India as a joke.
The Finance Minister was so amused, that he instructed his secretary to send the little boy Rs.20.
The Finance Minsiter thought this would appear to be a lot of money to a little boy, and he did not want to spoil the kid.
The little boy was delighted with Rs.20, and decided to write a thank you note to God, which read:
“Dear God: Thank you very much for sending the money. However, I noticed that you sent it through the Finance Minister in New Delhi, and those donkeys deducted Rs.30 in taxes … “