About Shankars International Dolls Museum
The International Dolls Museum is a big series of dolls in Delhi, India. It turned into set up with the aid of K. Shankar Pillai, a political cartoonist. Housed in the Children's Book Trust constructing on Bahadur Shah Zafar Marg, accessed through a separate front, a winding staircase, leading up to a foyer. The museum has a floor region of five,184.5 sq. feet and occupies a part of the first floor. K. Shankar Pillai, stated cartoonist, set up Children's Book Trust, a pioneering work inside the subject of children’s literature in India, in 1957.
Later, a present of a doll from a Hungarian diplomat gave Shankar the idea of collecting dolls from nations he visited. He regularly held exhibitions for terrible youngsters, and at one exhibition in Delhi, a number of the hundreds of visitors were the then Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru observed by using his daughter Indira Gandhi. Indira was inspired and together with Shankar installation an global museum for dolls, in the end materializing on 30 November 1965.