Information Outlet: Urdu Library in Malegaon turned 100
this year and the library, which has helped many Ph. Ds in their
research work, is all set to...Read
a time when several libraries including the British Council had shut
down, the Amiruddaula Public library of Lucknow attracts readers
from all age groups as one can go through rare ancient manuscripts
to latest publications.
Situated in Kaisarbagh, at the centre of the 'City of Nawabs', the
library attracts a variety of readers from the age group of 12 years
to Civil Service aspirants, from women who love to read family
magazines to retired persons who devote their time for serious
The rare manuscripts in Sanskrit, Persian, Arabic, Tibetan, Pali and
Burmese languages and Buddhist literature written on palm leaves are
the treasured possession of this library. Its contemporary
literature collection, fiction and non-fiction attract even foreign
After the untimely closure of several libraries like British Council
Library and others of this genre, the Amriuddaula library remains
the most sought after public library not only in the state capital
but in the entire Awadh region.
Minor maintenance problems notwithstanding, the scholars enrich
their knowledge bank while visiting in this library, presently
looked after by the state government, the Divisional Commissioner of
Lucknow being its honorary chairman.