Public Library Acts in India : List of Public Library Acts

University Grand Commission,
National Eligibility Test,
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India attained freedom in 1947 and became a Republic in 1950. For facilitation administrations, it now has a National Capital Region of Delhi, 28 States and 6 Union Territories after Independence. Even before Independence, Kolhapur Princely State, in the Western India passed Public Libraries Act in 1945.Since independence of India the following States have passed Public Libraries Acts

1.      Tamil Nadu Public Libraries Act-1948
2.      Andhra Pradesh Public Libraries Act.-1960
3.      Karnataka Public Library Act-1965
4.      Maharashtra Public Libraries Act -1967
5.      West Bengal Public Libraries Act-1979
6.      Manipur Public Libraries Act-1988
7.      Kerala Public Libraries Act-1989
8.      Haryana Public Libraries Act-1989
9.      Mizoram Public Libraries Act -1993
10.  Goa Public Libraries Act -1993
11.  Gujarat Public Libraries Act-2001
12.  Orissa Public Library Act-2001
13.  Uttarakant Libraries Act-2005
14.  Utterpredesh Public Libraries Act-2005
15.  Rajasthan Public Libraries Act-2006
16.  Pondy Public Libraries Act-2007
17.  Bihar Public Libraries Act-2007
18.  Chattiskar Public Libraries Act-2007
19.  Arunalchal predesh Public Libraries Act-2009



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