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National Museum Research Bulletin revived after 16 years

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

The Culture Ministry today revived the National Museum Research Bulletin, a comprehensive anthology of the museum's contents after a gap of 16 years, a statement said Monday.

Minister of State for Culture Mahesh Sharma released two important publications of the National Museum Sindhu Ghati Sabhyata: Ek Parichay (Hindi) and the National Museum Research Bulletin Number 10: Special issue on Monday.

"The National Museum Research Bulletin No.10: Special issue has a number of research paper that highlight the collection, display and education aspect that the National Museum engages with. The research bulletin is also illustrated by coloured photographs, some of which belong to the reserve collection of the National Museum, hence making the bulletin appealing to a wider audience.

"This research bulletin has been revived this time after a long gap of 16 years under the guidance of the Director General, Dr B R Mani, who is also the Editor-In-Chief of the Bulletin," the statement said.

Sindhu Ghati Sabhyata : Ek Parichay is a Hindi version of 'An Introduction To Indus Valley Civilization' which among the bestsellers at the National Museum.

Co-authored by Dr Sanjib Kumar Singh (Head Publication Department, National Museum) and Dr Gunjan Srivastava (Deputy Superintending Archeologist, ASI) and Rajesh Kumar (Hindi Translator, National Museum), this book throws light on the splendour of the Indus Valley Civilization.

The book is an important contribution to the field as most works on the subject are restricted to the English Language and this version will particularly help the vernacular readers.

Both the publications will be available for sale at the National Museum Reception Counter and will benefit students, scholars, artists, historians, museum professionals and art lovers among other readers, the statement said.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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First Published: Mon, September 17 2018. 23:20 IST