The Romain Rolland Library, founded in 1827 as the Bibliothèque Publique, is one of the oldest Libraries of India located in the union territory of Puducherry. In the year 1966 when the birth centenary of the Great French Scholar, Romain Rolland who was also a contemporary and a close friend of Mahatma Gandhi was celebrated, the Library was renamed after him and ever since it is known as ‘Romain Rolland Library’. [2]

Romain Rolland Library
ரோமன் ரோலண்ட் நூலகம்
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TypePublic Library
Established16 May 1827[1]
LocationPuducherry, India
Items collectedBooks, Journals, Magazines, Braille Books, Manuscripts


  1. ^ Pondy Tourism-Romain Rolland Library. retrieved on 2016-06-14.
  2. ^ Department of Arts-Romain Rolland Library. retrieved on 2016-06-14.

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