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Manmohan Singh donates 3,500 books to Panjab University

IANS  |  Chandigarh 

Former Singh has donated 3,500 books from his personal library to his (PU) here, a said on Wednesday.

Singh, who was here on Wednesday, announced his wish to donate the books.

University authorities said that arrangements would soon be made to transport books and memorabilia, photographs and paintings from to the university campus.

The books and other objects will be kept in the Guru Teg Bahadur Bhawan on the university campus.

Singh, also a noted economist, was a student of the university in the 1950s and later joined the here as a faculty member.

He became a at the age of 32 years and continued teaching in PU till the mid-1960s before moving to other international assignments.

He was the from 2004 to 2014.



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First Published: Wed, April 11 2018. 11:04 IST