Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday inaugurated Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose museum at Red Fort in Delhi to mark the leader’s 122nd birth anniversary. Notably, the Indian National Army trials were held in the Red Fort.
Modi also unveiled two more museums commemorating India’s freedom struggle – ‘Yaad-e-Jallian’ Museum (on the Jallianwala Bagh and World War I) and a museum on 1857 (India’s first war of Independence) at the same venue. he also opened the Drishyakala-Exhibition on Indian Art, which showcases artworks from 16th century till India’s independence.
The museum on Bose exhibits various artefacts related to Subhas Chandra Bose and the Indian National Army. The artefacts on display include wooden chair and sword used by Bose, medals, uniforms, badges and other items related to the INA.
The ‘Yaad-e-Jallian’ museum will showcase the history of Jallianwala Bagh massacre which took place in 1919. It also portrays the Indian soldiers’ heroism, valour and sacrifices made during World War-1.