National Archives of India’s 120th Foundation Day

Posted by admin on Mar 11, 2011

The National Archives of India will celebrate its 120th Foundation Day Friday with a seminar titled ‘Politics, Philosophy and Aesthetics: Revisiting Gandhi, Tagore and Iqbal’. Set up in 1891 in Kolkata as the Imperial Records Department, the National Archives was transferred to the capital in 1911 and moved to its current premises in 1926.

A spokesperson for the National Archives of India said: ‘Though there has been innumerable research on the three historic personalities, the seminar proposes to review these three iconic figures of south Asia who carved out spaces for themselves in poetry and philosophy.’

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