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What is Ektara
It's an audio-visual archive on shared cultural history of South Asia
- a digital platform for documentation and dissemination of history, heritage, and cultural legacy of India and South Asia through audio visual and film media.

The basic aim is to popularize Indian history and heritage among youth and others within India and abroad. Ektara stresses on authenticity of information, diversity of viewpoints, and an unbiased research and analysis of history and cultural heritage. The Ektara archive comprises of the audio and video materials not only researched and documented especially for this platform, but also materials contributed by other researchers, producers and enthusiasts of history and culture.

This website is meant for use by students, researchers and anyone with a passion to learn more about history, culture and arts.

Kindly note: From January 2017, the initial name of this web archive, etihas.in, is being changed to Ektara. However, you might find references to 'etihas' at some places on this website.