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Tiger – a national symbol of India since Indus Valley Civilisation

The Bengal tiger, or Royal Bengal tiger (Panthera tigris tigris), is a subspecies of tiger native to India, Bangladesh, Nepal and Bhutan. The Bengal tiger is the most numerous of the tiger subspecies — with populations estimated at 1,411 in … Continue reading

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Museums recommended by the Daricha Foundation: A window to the world for India’s tribal arts and their practitioners – West Bengal

MUSEUM OF SANTAL CULTUREVocational Training Centre, 2nd FloorGhosaldanga Bishnubati Adibasi TrustP.O. Sattore 731 236 (near Santiniketan)Birbhum CENTRAL MUSEUMThe Central Museum located at the premises of the Anthropological Survey of India, Kolkata is an ethnographic and anthropological museum that has on … Continue reading

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National Crafts Museum – New Delhi

National Crafts Museum New DelhiMinistry of Textiles, Government of IndiaPragati MaidanBhairon RoadNew Delhihttp://nationalcraftsmuseum.nic.in Madhubani tribal art 2010 stamp IntroductionThe institution of the museum, aimed at housing objects of antiquity, is of Western origin.  Indians themselves did not have a tradition of … Continue reading

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