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Ancient Manuscripts in Banaras Hindu University to be Made Online

Nearly 1.1 million pages of ancient literary, philosophical and historical work in Sanskrit, Prakrit and other languages from the Central Library of Banaras Hindu University (BHU) will go online soon. The rare ancient manuscripts in the Central Library of BHU are sought by scholars from around the world.

Daily India reports

"The Central Library has digitized its all 7000 manuscripts. We have compiled 11 lakh pages and our next step is to make the material available online. To begin with, the material could be accessed from any computer system within the campus. Later, it will be available on internet," said Dr. D K Singh, Deputy Librarian of BHU.