New Delhi: The historic Aga Khan Palace in Pune, where Mahatma Gandhi was detained following the launch of the Quit India Movement, summons everyone to an inspiring commemoration of our glorious freedom struggle and the remarkable journey of our nation since the attainment of independence. A beautiful exhibition has been organized at the palace, to pay homage to our freedom fighters and showcase their contributions to the freedom struggle, as part of Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav, the celebration of 75 years of India’s independence.
The exhibition, organized by Bureau of Outreach Communication, Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, Government of India, will go on till 15th March, 2021. It has panels showing glimpses of contribution of stalwarts of freedom struggle including Mahatma Gandhi, Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, Lokmanya Tilak, Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar and many other prominent personalities.
Inaugurating the exhibition virtually, the Union Information and Broadcasting Minister Shri Prakash Javadekar said: “Our freedom has been earned with a lot of sacrifice. Hence, it is essential that everyone understands the journey of the freedom struggle. Exhibitions are being organized across the country, in order to inform our people of our glorious freedom struggle and sacrifices made by our freedom fighters.
The Minister further said: “the goal of Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav is also to showcase the various achievements of Independent India. We also want to visualize the progress the nation will make in 25 years, in all spheres of life as a leading world power, as per our vision of Surajya.