NC Mehta Gallery is in the same building as LD museum and therefore is a part of LD institute of Indology. Here you will find the greatest works like jewel like manuscripts and miniature paintings. The most wonderful work here is Chaurapanchasika (Fifty Love Lyrics of a Thief), writtenby Vilhana who was Kashmiri poet. It is a collection of poems written by Vilahana is the eleventh century.
He used to love king’s daughter and wrote them for her. The king sentenced him to death for this act. Vilhana was asked for his final wish before his death and he asked for the permission of reciting these poems. On listening to them, king’s heart melted and he have his daughter to Vilhana. There are many such heart moving stories behind each work and therefore are interesting to listen to.