A Makeshift Library

“The quaint little houses in Nainital’s Seem village, appear to be an uncanny depiction of ‘Little boxes on the hillside,’ the iconic Pete Seeger song. Home to barely 362 residents, literacy is quite a recent concept in this serene mountain hamlet. Schools exist, as per government policy mandates, but as is the case in mostContinue reading “A Makeshift Library”

The Bicycle Library

“Around two years ago, one of my friends on Facebook posted that- she is leaving Ahmedabad & wants to give away all her books to her friends here. The next day I reached her place & collected a few books. After seeing my love for books she assured me that if no one else comesContinue reading “The Bicycle Library”

India’s Largest collection of books – ‘Pustaka Mane’

“You can imagine how big will be the collection of books if a bibliophile goes on collecting books for about four decades by utilizing his earnings. But the colossal collection of books that glimmer at the Pustaka Mane of Ankegowda Jnana Pratishthana will make your calculations topsy-turvy and you will be amazed. If you wantContinue reading “India’s Largest collection of books – ‘Pustaka Mane’”

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