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Deaf servants of the Turkish Parliament and the Ottoman Empire

Oct 4 , 2012   The Ottoman Tradition or protocol to keep state matters secret continues in   the  modern Turkish Parliament, TBMM :

During the meetings at Arz Odasi,  reception hall of the sultan in Topkapi Palace, which is used mainly from 15th through 19th century , the sultan  also had his  ahraz ( deaf and mute )  servants  to keep the secrets of the sultan.

Likewise the Kavas servants who are entitled to participate the secret meetings of the Turkish Parliament are also deaf and mute. Today, Oct 4 , 2012 ,  during  The Turkish Parliament is holding a secret meeting

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