Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the Pradhanmantri Sangrahalaya (Prime Ministers' Museum) in New Delhi on Thursday (14 April).
The Sangrahalaya, being inaugurated as part of Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav celebrations, showcases the story of India after Independence through the lives & contributions of its Prime Ministers', Union Culture Minister G Kishan Reddy said on Wednesday (13 April).
The museum, dedicated to all the former PMs of the country and built with a cost of Rs 271 crore, was approved in 2018.
Constructed on a 10,000-square metre piece of land adjacent to the Nehru Memorial Museum and Library in Teen Murti Bhavan, the museum will have exhibits related to the former PMs such as rare photographs, speeches, video clips, newspapers, interviews and original writings on display, reports The New Indian Express.
According to TNIE report, the Culture Ministry officials said that appropriate space had been allocated to galleries of 14 former PMs proportionately according to their term in the office.
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