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‘Azaadi ke Diwane’ museum inaugurated at Red Fort

‘Azaadi ke Diwane’ museum inaugurated at Red Fort

New Delhi : Union Minister Mahesh Sharma on Monday (March 4) inaugurated ‘Azadi ke Diwane’ museum, dedicated to the unsung heroes of the country’s freedom struggle, on the Red Fort premises saying that it would inspire the younger generation.

Built by the Archeological Survey of India (ASI), the museum is the fifth in the series of the recently inaugurated ones- the others being Subhash Chandra Bose and the INA museum, the Yaad-e-Jallian museum, the Museum on 1857 (on the country’s first war of Independence) the Drishyakala (a Museum on Indian Art) -on the sacrifices of India’s freedom fighters.

“This new museum ‘Azaadi ke Diwane’ is started in the series of Kranti Mandir to inspire the younger generation and letting them know the cost of freedom that the great fighters achieve by sacrificing their lives. I congratulate the team of ASI for coming up with this digitised and interactive museum,” said the culture minister.

The museum is a modern, state-of-the-art, informative and educational exhibition involving multi-sensory-technology to engage the visitors.

Earlier Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the Subhash Chandra Bose and the Indian National Army (INA) museum at the Red Fort on January 23.

The museum not only provides a detailed account of Subhash Chandra Bose and the Indian National Army (INA) but also show cases the major artifacts related to the both.