World’s first museum of palm leaf manuscripts set up in Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala.

  • Thiruvananthapuram, the capital of Kerala, recently opened the world’s first museum of palm leaf manuscripts, enriching the state culturally and educationally.
  • The museum has 187 manuscripts, based on primary sources.
  • These documents are written on clean and clear palm leaves, which are furnished in the record rooms.
  • The museum houses a collection of popular tales of Travancore, the first kingdom in Asia to defeat European powers on Indian soil.
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