Pratap Bhanu Mehta resigns from NMML body

Posted on:16 Aug 2016 09:43:09
Pratap Bhanu Mehta resigns from NMML body
16 August 2016 Current Affairs: Eminent academic Pratap Bhanu Mehta has resigned from the executive council of the Nehru Memorial Museum and Library (NMML) over his purported disagreement with the recommendation of the search and selection committee, of which he was a member, regarding the premier institution’s next director.

Nehru Memorial Museum & Library : The Nehru Memorial Museum & Library (NMML) is a museum and library in New Delhi, India, which aims to preserve and reconstruct the history of the Indian independence movement. Housed within the Teen Murti House complex, it is an autonomous institution under the Indian Ministry of Culture, and was founded in 1964 after the death of India's first prime minister,Jawaharlal Nehru. It aims to foster academic research on modern and contemporary history.Today, the Nehru Memorial Library is the world’s leading resource centre on India’s first prime minister  and its archives contain the bulk of Mahatma Gandhi's writings  apart from private papers of C. Rajagopalachari, B. C. Roy, Jayaprakash Narayan, Charan Singh, Sarojini Naidu and Rajkumari Amrit Kaur.

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