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Rammohun Library & Free Reading Room Revived The Nostalgic Rammohun Hall in Kolkata


News Desk, News Nation 360 : One of the premiere reading institutions in India, Rammohun Library is decked up to welcome visitors across Kolkata at their much-awaited, renovated Rammohun Hall. The inaugural ceremony of this vintage, royal, heritage hub was attended by Prof. Ajay Pratap Singh, Director General of Raja Rammohun Roy Library Foundation, Dr Subir Ganguly, President, of Rammohun Library and Free Reading Room, Sanjit Mitra, General Secretary of Rammohun Library and Free Reading Room, Dr Debashis Bhattacharya, Chairman & Managing Director, Disha Eye Hospitals, Arijit Chatterjee, Advisor-Special Projects, Tide Water Oil Co. (India) Ltd, Dr Somnath Chatterjee, Director,


Suraksha Diagnostics, Dr Asit Bhowmik, Eye Surgeon and the Malay Sarkar, Sr. Executive Administrator, Berger Paints. The Rammohun Library and Free Reading Room were established in the year 1904 in memory of the Father of the Bengal Renaissance, Raja Rammohun Roy. Since its inception, this historical place has experienced the presence of legendary freedom fighters and other honourable personalities of India. From Maharajadhiraj Bahadur Bijoy Chand of Bardhaman to Raja Resheecaser Law, Deshbandhu Chittaranjan Das, Maharaja Manindra Chandra Nandy, Satyendra Nath Tagore, Dwijendralal Roy, Jagadish Chandra Bose, Prafulla Chandra Ray, Brajendranath Shil, Sister Nivedita, Ramananda Chatterjee, Suniti Kumar Chattopadhyay have been a regular visitor of the Rammohun Library. On this auspicious occasion, Sanjit Mitra, General Secretary of Rammohun Library and Free Reading Room said that India's struggle for independence is a significant part of its History. The revolution which brought this liberty and enfranchisement bears its root in the lands of Kolkata. The place has given birth to many freedom fighters and nurtured fiery revolutionary movements in its womb. Raja Rammohun Roy is the father to bring this reformation. Rammohun Library was established

to commemorate the contribution and sacrifice of this legendary leader and reformist. The Rammohun Hall situated in this library has witnessed many historical happenings related to the great men of India. The initiative of launching this revamped hall is altogether a joint effort to maintain the legacy of their iconic leaders. This place pledges to provide infinite knowledge and build the idea of advancement amongst all. They are extremely glad to reopen the door to the world. They hope the people will have a beneficial time at this place.

Pic : Krishnendu Kundu

Report : Anustup Kundu

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