PM Modi inaugurates the Subhas Chandra Bose museum at Red Fort.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the Subhas Chandra Bose museum at Red Fort today to mark the leader's 122nd birth anniversary. PM Modi also visited the Yaad-e-Jalian Museum, which is the museum on the Jallianwala Bagh and World War I, reported news agency Press Trust of India. He will also visit the Museum on 1857- India's first war of Independence as well as Drishyakala- Museum on Indian Art at the same venue.
The museum on Subhas Chandra Bose and the Indian National Army showcases different artefacts, including a wooden chair and sword used by the leader, medals, badges and uniforms. The Yaad-e-Jalian showcases an authentic account of the Jallianwala Bagh tragedy, which occurred on April 13, 1919. It also showcases the bravery and valour of the Indian soldiers during World War I.
PM Modi is also expected to deliver a speech during his visit.
Here are the highlights on PM Narendra Modi inaugurating the Subhas Chandra Bose museum:
It was extremely humbling to inaugurate four museums relating to India's rich history and culture. This entire complex of museums will be known as Kranti Mandir as a tribute to the revolutionary zeal and courage of our great freedom fighters, PM Modi tweeted.
President Ram Nath Kovind pays floral tribute to Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose at the Rashtrapati Bhavan
At the museum will help visitors understand Netaji's vision. Actor Abhishek Bachchan has lent his voice for the documentary.
Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose's ancestral house in South 24 Pargana district is being restored ahead of his birth anniversary. (PTI)
PM Modi at the Yaad-e-Jallian, a museum on Jallianwala Bagh, at Red Fort in Delhi
In December last year, PM Modi had announced the renaming of three islands of Andaman and Nicobar to mark the 75th anniversary of the raising of the Indian national flag by freedom movement icon Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose during the fight for India's independence.
PM Modi had said that museum will "deepen the connect between our glorious history and our youth as well as add to the patriotic fervour among citizens."
PM Modi at the inauguration ceremony