a vast country with a plethora of regional, cultural traditions.
I believe that local museums like Prachina, where nuanced representations
of culture become possible, will feature prominently in India's
future cultural landscapes. Culture in regions is a part of the
transforming but living traditions which, when presented in a
museum, can abolish the polarization between the past and the
Regional museums also connect the community with its heritage
more strongly than museums at a national level. The people of
Bikaner take pride in their own museum."
12 January 2008