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India Corner, a place to learn about India

15 Aug 2019 - 14:15
Photo Essay Carmen Louw  Photos Theresa Schoeman


India Independence Day is celebrated annually on the 15 August which marks India's independence from the United Kingdom in 1947. In the spirit of this day, UCT Libraries would like to share our own India Corner, generously donated by the Indian Consulate in Cape Town.

 

India Corner with indian books on table in Special Collection

In April 2019, UCT Libraries received a generous gift donation of Indian books from the Indian Consulate in Cape Town.

 

Libraries Director Nikki Crowster and ED Ujala Satgoor standing with Consul General India Mr Abhishek Shukla

Consul General of India in Cape Town, Mr Abhishek Shukla (far right) joined by (left) Libraries Director for Information Systems and Resources, Ms Nikki Crowster and Libraries Executive Director, Ms Ujala Satgoor (right).

 

India Corner at UCT Special Collections on India Independence Day 2019

India Corner Visit UCT Special Collections foyer to take a look at the special Indian book display in celebration of India Independence Day.