What efforts were made to preserve the Ambedkar manuscripts?

Bombay high court asked state to clarify what steps it is taking to protect Dr. B R Ambedkars original handwritten manuscripts .

Mumbai: The state government was asked by the Bombay high court to clarify what steps it is taking to protect Dr. B R Ambedkar's original handwritten manuscripts on Thursday.Justices Prasanna Varale and Shrikant Kulkarni were among those who heard a suo motu PIL that was converted in December 2021 from a news article about the government halting its effort to publish Ambedkars' speeches and writings.The HC had asked the states to respond at an earlier hearing.Gov.

The majority of the manuscripts are stored in a 300 sq ft room in an old building at Ballard Estate, according to counsel Swaraj Jadhav, who is assisting the court as amicus curiae.With the start of the monsoon, it is possible that the papers will get damaged, causing irreversible harm, according to Katharia.In her response, she said the facts are spelled out.The HC gave the state two weeks to respond with details of the conservation actions taken, and the hearing was held after four weeks.