Chaturvedi highlights importance of manuscripts

Special Correspondent

BANGALORE: Governor T.N. Chaturvedi has highlighted the importance of old palm leaf and paper manuscripts saying they contain a fund of information on traditional knowledge and culture of the country. The Governor, who launched the manuscript survey in the State on Saturday, said the National Mission for Manuscripts project for the identification, documentation and proper preservation of priceless manuscripts would help to throw light on social, culture, religious and economic aspects of civilisations. The survey will be undertaken from November 21 to 25 in all districts.