Motihari: A website was on Sunday launched on the birth place of British author George Orwell who was born at Motihari in East Champaran district of Bihar in 1903.

The website showcases details about the one-storied house where Orwell, best known for the dystopian novel 'Nineteen Eighty-Four' and the allegorical novella 'Animal Farm', was born and lived for sometime.
His photographs and related materials are also on display. The details of local people who strived hard to protect the birth place of the 20th century's best chronicler of English culture over the years too have been put up on the website.

The website 'www.birthplaceofgeorgeorwell' was launched by the Rotary Motihari Lake Town club - a unit of the Rotary International Club - at a function in Motihari, the local club President Devpriya Mukherjee said.


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