Sunday, April 25, 2010

Exhibition on rare books begins in Jammu

An exhibition showcasing rare books and manuscripts, including those on Jammu and Kashmir, began in Jammu on April 23.

Inaugurated by state Minister for Culture and Tourism Rigzin Jora, the exhibition at the Kala Kendra had manuscripts dating back to the 17 century AD.

Among the books and manuscripts exhibited were Adi Granth (1887), Shah Nama Firdousi (1874), Aayeen-e-Akbari (1274), Gulam Nama (1932), Bustan-e-Hikmat (1874), Makhzanul Advia (1882), Tareekh-e-Rajgaan-e-Jammu-wa-Kashmir (1886)and Naya Purana Ehad Nama (1824).
The exhibition, which was to be a one-day affair, has now been extended to two more days.

Full report here Azad Kashmir

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