Introduction

Parliament Library, one of the richest repositories of books in India, was established in the year 1921 to assist members of the Indian Legislature. This is the largest library in Delhi and second largest library in India after the National Library.

A modest functional Library, was established in the year 1921, with a small collection of publications comprising mainly of Departmental reports, proceedings of Legislatures, Statutes, etc., for the first time to cater to the members of the then Central Legislative Assembly. Books and other important publications, when required by members, were obtained on loan from the Libraries of the then Legislative Department and the Imperial Secretariat. This Library continued to serve members on a modest scale for a number of years.

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