What irreplaceable manuscripts were lost in the burning of Jaffna Public Library and what history did they contain (and subsequently lost forever)?

One of the books which were permanently lost is called Yalpana Vaipava Malai (Tamil: யாழ்ப்பாணயாழ்ப்பாணJaffna (Tamil: யாழ்ப்பாணம், romanized: Yāḻppāṇam, Sinhala: යාපනය, romanized: Yāpanaya) is the capital city of the Northern Province of Sri Lanka. It is the administrative headquarters of the Jaffna District located on a peninsula of the same name.

What’s the biggest library in the world?

The Library of Congress

The Library of Congress, founded in 1800, is a book lover’s dream. With 164 million items and 1,350 kilometers of bookshelves, it’s the world’s largest library.

Which is the biggest library in Asia?

It is the largest university library in Asia. The seven-storey building is surrounded by 4.75 acres (1.92 ha) of lawns and gardens. It has about 1,500,000 books.



Maulana Azad Library
Branches 110
Collection
Size 1.8 million volumes
Access and use

Who built Jaffna Fort?

the Portuguese

Originally built by the Portuguese in the 17th century, the Jaffna Fort is one of Sri Lanka’s last well-preserved colonial ramparts.

Which is the biggest library in Asia?

It is the largest university library in Asia. The seven-storey building is surrounded by 4.75 acres (1.92 ha) of lawns and gardens. It has about 1,500,000 books.



Maulana Azad Library
Branches 110
Collection
Size 1.8 million volumes
Access and use

Who built Jaffna Fort?

the Portuguese

Originally built by the Portuguese in the 17th century, the Jaffna Fort is one of Sri Lanka’s last well-preserved colonial ramparts.

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