Ahead of R-Day celebrations, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday inaugurated three new museums inside the Red Fort here commemorating India’s freedom struggle.
The first is on Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose and the Indian National Army (INA). It showcases artifacts related to Bose and INA including a wooden chair and sword used by Netaji, medals, badges, uniforms and more.
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The INA trials were held in the Red Fort.
Modi also unveiled the ‘Yaad-e-Jallian' museum that will take the visitors through the history of Jallianwala Bagh massacre of 1919. It will also showcase the heroism, valour and sacrifices made by Indian soldiers during World War-1.
The third museum portrays the historical narrative of the 1857 war of independence, showcasing the valour and sacrifices made by Indians during the period.
The museums have been designed to provide an immersive experience to visitors with photographs, paintings, newspaper clippings, ancient public records, audio and video clips, animation and multimedia.
“I bow to Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose on his Jayanti. He was a stalwart who committed himself towards ensuring India is free and leads a life of dignity. We are committed to fulfilling his ideals and creating a strong India”, the Prime Minister said while paying tribute to the freedom fighter.
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi visits the Yaad-e-Jallian, a museum on Jallianwala Bagh, at Red Fort in Delhi. pic.twitter.com/aAkNpzRFjC— ANI (@ANI) January 23, 2019
(With inputs from IANS)