Ahead of Republic Day celebrations, Prime Minister Narendra Modi is set to inaugurate three new museums inside the Red Fort commemorating Indias 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. The INA trials were held in the Red Fort.
The prime minister will also unveil 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.
The museums will, however, be accesible to the general public after January as the historial monument will will remain closed for public till the end of the month in view of the Republic Day function and Bharat Parv.
(WIth inputs from IANS)