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Indore Man's Passion for Antiques: Rs 1 Lakh Note and Subhas Chandra Bose's Photo

A 72-year-old man from Bajrang Nagar, Indore, Madhya Pradesh, named Ram Niwas Pare, is gaining attention for his impressive collection of antique coins, currency notes, and historical photographs. Extensive Collection Ram Niwas Pare has a vast collection that includes various denominations of Indian currency notes such as Rs 5, 10, 20, 50, 100, 500, and […]

Indore man antique collector (Photo Credit: News18)
Indore man antique collector (Photo Credit: News18)

A 72-year-old man from Bajrang Nagar, Indore, Madhya Pradesh, named Ram Niwas Pare, is gaining attention for his impressive collection of antique coins, currency notes, and historical photographs.

Extensive Collection
Ram Niwas Pare has a vast collection that includes various denominations of Indian currency notes such as Rs 5, 10, 20, 50, 100, 500, and 1000, as well as 5, 10, 20, and 50 paise coins. Among his prized possessions are a Rs 1,00,000 note and a photograph of the 400-year-old palace of the Holkar kings.

Passion Despite Health Issues
Despite undergoing treatment for memory issues, Ram’s passion for collecting antiques remains strong. He may struggle with certain memories, but he can still provide detailed information about his collection of notes, photographs, and coins.

Personal Background
Ram shared insights into his personal life, mentioning that his father, Motiram Pare, worked as an accountant during the Holkar regime. Ram himself worked at Choithram Hospital & Research Centre and held various other jobs before retiring to focus on his hobbies.

Support from Family
Ram’s wife, Sulabha Ramniwas Pare, has been supportive of his hobby, especially after her retirement. Over the years, Ram has collected photographs of many Indian and foreign kings and emperors, as well as currency notes ranging from 25 paise to Rs 1,00,000.

Notable Items
Among his most notable items is the Rs 1,00,000 note and a photograph of Subhas Chandra Bose, with the slogan “Jai Hind Swatantra Bharat” written alongside. His collection also includes pictures of Maharaja Bakhtawar Singh of Ajmer, Maharaja Mansingh Saluja of Punjab, and Maharaja Martand Singh of Rewa. Additionally, Ram possesses a 50-year-old camera as part of his antique collection.

Conclusion
Ram Niwas Pare’s dedication to preserving history through his antique collection is truly remarkable. His story is a testament to the passion and commitment of collectors who keep the past alive for future generations.

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