Write notes:Saraswati Mahal Granthalay - History and Political Science

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Saraswati Mahal Granthalay

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  1. The Saraswati Mahal Granthalay based in Thanjavur, Tamil Nadu was built in the 16th - 17th century, during the times of the Nayak dynasty.
  2. Vyankojiraje Bhosale who conquered Thanjavur in 1675 C.E. and established his independent rule expanded the Granthalay.
  3. Later, his successors also worked hard to expand the Granthalay. Sarfoji Raje Bhosale contributed the most to the expansion of this library.
  4. In the year 1918, in order to honour the efforts made by Sarfoji Raje Bhosale, the library was renamed ‘The Thanjavur Maharaja Sarfoji’s Saraswati Mahal Library.
Concept: Sources of History, Their Conservation and Preservation
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