This Library has one of the largest available collection of books and documents on Mahatma Gandhi; a fairly large collection of books on Freedom Movement in India (1857-1947), and a large ‘General’ section of books on Social Sciences, Humanities, Literature and Nature Cure. Its collection has now grown to about 27,000 titles (books) and 25,000 photo-copies of letters, telegrams, notes etc., written by Mahatma Gandhi to others or by others to Mahatma Gandhi.
The library has separate sections for books in English and in each of the Indian Languages (Hindi, Urdu,Gujarati, Marathi, Bengali, Punjabi, etc). Some books in other foreign languages are also available.
LIBRARY BOOK SEARCH
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