PR Minister Dr. Mishra observes rare news papers and magazines
Bhopal, September 28, 2016 (Ataullah Faizan): Minister for Public Relations, Water Resources and Parliamentary Affairs Dr. Narottam Mishra visited Madhavrao Sapre Newspaper museum today and observed old news papers, magazines, other important literature and documents. Dr. Mishra said that museum is playing an important role by protecting special heritage and to apprise new generation about our heritage. This museum is an ocean of knowledge and a unique center. Activities of this museum are exemplary to other institutions also, he added. Informing about the museum, founder Mr. Vijay Dutt Shreedhar informed Dr. Mishra that material published in the news papers related to awaken people for the freedom of the country has been compiled in the museum from the first freedom struggle of 1857 to 1947. Beside this, rare copies of main news papers-magazines and original manuscripts of several writers are saved in the museum. Several old gazettes, gazetteers of districts and volumes have been put in order in the museum.
The museum had started taken shape in the year 1984 and it has been one of its own kind of museum in the country. People in lakhs have visited and observed the museum so far. This museum plays an important role among the students and researchers as it provides all the research material under one roof. Several literature enthusiasts and journalists visit and observe the rare documents from time to time. Many publications have been released by the museum related to journalism. Minister Dr. Mishra congratulated Mr. Shreedhar for managing and running the museum. He also saw various blocks of the museum.