Netaji birth anniversary: PM Modi inaugurates Subhash Chandra Bose museum at Red Fort

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on 23 January 2019 inaugurated the Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose museum at the iconic Red Fort in New Delhi to mark the leader’s 122nd birth anniversary.

The Prime Minister unveiled the plaque to inaugurate the Museum. The museum showcases multiple artifacts related to Subhash Chandra Bose and Indian National Army.

The Yaad-e-Jallian Museum provides an authentic account of the Jallianwala Bagh massacre that happened on April 13, 1919. The museum will also showcase the heroism, valor, and sacrifices made by Indian soldiers during the World War-I.

Key Features:-

1. PM Modi had laid the foundation stone of the museum during the celebrations of the 75th anniversary of Azad Hind Government in October 2018.
2. The museum on Bose and the Indian National Army showcases various artifacts related to Subhash Chandra Bose and INA.
3. The artifacts include a wooden chair and sword used by the leader and medals, badges, uniforms and other artifacts related to the INA.
4. The PM also unveiled two more new museums inside the Red Fort compound – the Yaad-e-Jallian Museum (museum on the Jallianwala Bagh and World War I) and the Museum on 1857- India’s first war of Independence.
5. Visitors can also watch a documentary on Netaji and the INA to understand the vision of the freedom fighter. Bollywood actor Abhishek Bachchan has lent his voice for the purpose.

PM Modi also inaugurated Drishya Kala-Exhibition on Indian Art. Together, the entire complex of museums will be known as Kranti Mandir as a tribute to the revolutionary zeal and courage of our great freedom fighters.

The Museum on 1857-India’s first war of Independence portrays the historical narrative of the 1857 war of independence, showcasing the valor and sacrifices made by Indians during the period. The Drishya Kala- Exhibition on Indian Art showcases artworks from 16th century till India’s independence.

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