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Gandhi Teerth

Gandhi Teerth - Gandhi Museum
Gandhi
Established25 March 2012 (2012-03-25)
LocationJalgaon, Maharashtra
Coordinates20°56′40″N 75°33′19″E / 20.9444918°N 75.555363°E / 20.9444918; 75.555363
Collection sizeapprox. 8 million objects
Visitors1,17,810 (March, 2014)
Public transit accessJalgaon, Maharashtra, India
WebsiteGandhi Research Foundation

Gandhi Teerth (Gandhi Research Foundation) is a research institution and museum on Mahatma Gandhi, in Jalgaon, Maharashtra, India. Its initiated and promoted by the Gandhi Foundation. This is located 60 km away from Ajanta Caves.It was established on 25 march 2012.

Gandhi Research Foundation (GRF), was inaugurated by President of India, Pratibha Patil on 25 March 2012.[1] It was founded by Bhavarlal Jain.[2]

The structure was built sustainable and scientifically in Jodhpur stone, under a green norms in view to last for centuries. Includes auditorium, an amphitheater, meeting / classrooms and guest houses.

The library and archives have specially treated preserved historic documents for researchers on Gandhiji. There is a shop having Khadi clothing, handmade gift items and Gandhian literature.

About Gandhi Museum

Museum building has 30 interactive segments, which equipped with Audiovisual Systems, Touch screen, Bio-scope, etc. describing Mahatma Gandhi. It has multi lingual audio guided, air-conditioned museum, on the life and works of Mahatma Gandhi. It takes approx 2 hours 30 minutes time led by amiable guides.

Awards

  • GRIHA Adarsh Award 2014.[3]
  • Artists in Concrete Awards Asia Fest 2013 - 14[4]

References

  1. ^ "Official Website of the Gandhi Research Foundation". gandhifoundation.net. Retrieved 17 March 2015.
  2. ^ "Artists in Concrete Awards Asia Fest 2013 - 14". Gandhi Research Foundation. Retrieved 25 February 2016.
  3. ^ "GRIHA Award". Retrieved 2 April 2015.
  4. ^ "Artists in Concrete Awards Asia Fest 2013 - 14". Retrieved 2 April 2015.

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