- The Union Culture Minister Shri Prahlad Singh Patel (age 59 years) has released an e-book 'Prof. B. B. Lal -India Rediscovered' today in New Delhi. He released the ebook on the occasion of the centenary year of great archaeologist Professor B. B. Lal.
- The book is a tribute from the Ministry of Culture for his immense contribution to the field of archaeology. And, the book is a centenary special edition which has been prepared by the Ministry of culture in collaboration with Prof B B Lal Centenary Celebration Committee.
- Professor B.B. Lal,
Prof Lal was born on 2nd May 1921 in village Baidora, District Jhansi in the Uttar Pradesh state. He was the Director-General of the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) from 1968 to 1972 and has served as Director of the IIAS Shimla. In 2000, he was awarded the Padma Bhushan award.
Published On : 02 May 2020