Indira Gandhi National Centre for Arts is holding an exhibition on Rahul Sankrityayana’s antiquity collection in collaboration with Patna Museum, Bihar. This is a unique exhibition of rare antiquities which are housed in Patna Museum’s collection. This collection exhibited in IGNCA is part of Rahul Sankrityayana’s collection in Patna Museum.
As far as the exhibition history of this particular collection is concerned, it was displayed only once in 1930s’ in London exhibition after that these objects are part of Patna Museum Collection from last eight decades but with this special exhibition on these objects from Patna Collection in New Delhi surface the opportunity to access this rare collection on display. This exhibition is an initiative to disseminate the scholarly contribution of multifaceted personality Mahapandita Rahul Sankrityayana to India’s art, culture and heritage among the people who know him as traveller, or as a scholar.