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World Tourism Day 2018

27th September 2018 is celebrated as World Tourism day. In the picture, heritage monuments in Thanjavur that boosts Tamilnadu tourism and also attract tourists from all over the world.  Follow us on Instagram, @princelytanjore
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241st birth anniversary of King Serfoji II (program photographs)

Thanjavurkars (Tanjoreans) paid their tribute to King Serfoji II 


TMA members also paid their tribute to Chatrapathi Shivaji Maharaj 
Official program photographs   Thanjavur District Collector A.Annadurai and Prince Shivaji Rajah Bhosle paid their tribute to King Serfoji II's marble statue at Art gallery, Thanjavur Palace Complex.







Today 241st birth anniversary of Thanjavur King Serfoji (Sarabhoji) II

Scholar king Serfoji II of Thanjavur was born on 24/9/1777. This multifaceted king had contributions and accomplishments in various fields. He is celebrated for his achievements, intellectual skills and literary works. He was the patron of arts, culture, classical dance, drama and music that flourished and encouraged during his reign. Sarasvati Mahal library  is named after him because he himself collected lots of manuscripts from various places and books from many countries and kept in his library.He preserved his library and ancient manuscripts very well. There are many manuscripts in various languages, like in Marathi, Modi (script), Sanskrit, Telugu, Tamil etc some read and many unread in the Thanjavur Maharaja Serfoji's Sarasvati Mahal library (TMSSML) and also books in different languages, like in French,German,Latin etc. He had also contributed alot to Tamil culture and language. He was the patron of Tamil arts and literature too.  
He opened up free education to girls in T…

Article in Saakal marathi newspaper about manuscripts digitilization work at Thanjavur Sarasvati Mahal library

Article in  Marathi newspaper (11/9/2018) about the old rare manuscripts in Thanjavur Sarasvati Mahal library.  More than 4 lakh manuscripts in Thanjavur Maharaja Serfoji's Sarasvati Mahal library (TMSSML) has been digitilized and framed.The scanned soft copies are stored in hard disk. It is expected that more rare informations will be revealed from those manuscripts available in TMSSML.  Digitilization is been done with the help of Maharashtra Government and Tamil University,Thanjavur. With the efforts taken by Prince Shivaji Rajah Bhosle., life member in the board of Thanjavur Maharaja Serfoji's Sarasvati Mahal library (TMSSML) the digitilization is been done with the help of the Government.
E-paper link 👇
http://www.esakal.com/maharashtra/thanjavur-maratha-history-143088

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