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‘We Are Duty Bound To Cooperate With Any Probe’

Dr Jayanta Sengupta, director of the Victoria Memorial answers the charges levelled against India’s oldest and largest museum...

‘We Are Duty Bound To Cooperate With Any Probe’
Photograph by Sandipan Chatterjee
‘We Are Duty Bound To Cooperate With Any Probe’
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2017-02-17T15:58:59+05:30

When the Indian Museum’s former director was forced to resign amidst wide-ranging allegations soon after a key scientist went missing, Dr Jayanta Sengupta, director of the Victoria Memorial, was given additional charge as director. The professor and scholar, who admits IMK continues to be besieged by “bad press”, answers the charges levelled against India’s oldest and largest museum.

Why has the Indian Museum (IMK) not taken initiatives to track down Dr Sunil Upadhyay, the chief conservation officer, who has been missing since July 2014?

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