India: A unique underground library has 900,000 books in Rajasthan

(21 May 2020)  The libraries come in different shapes and sizes across the world. But the one laying beneath a temple at the Bhadariya village of the Thar Desert region in Rajasthan is unique in its own way.

This treasure trove of knowledge figures in the Asia’s biggest libraries with a collection of around 900,000 books and the capacity to seat 4,000 people.

That too 16 feet under the ground. However, the location helps keep it cool even during scorching summers.

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