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Bose Family Gifts PM Modi Cap Once Worn By Netaji, Added To Gallery In Red Fort

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| January 24 , 2019 , 14:22 IST

Prime Minister Narendra Modi marked Subhas Chandra Bose’s birth anniversary on Wednesday by inaugurating the Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose museum at the Red Fort in New Delhi.

On the occasion of 122nd birth anniversary of the late freedom fighter, his family presented him a cap once worn by the Netaji himself.

PM Modi thanked Netaji’s family and said that it has now become a valuable addition to the museums at the Red Fort complex.

He took to his twitter account and wrote "I am grateful to the Bose family for presenting me a cap worn by Netaji Bose himself. The cap has been added to the display gallery at Kranti Mandir in the Red Fort complex. I hope more youngsters come to Kranti Mandir and get inspired by the life of Netaji Bose."

Ahead of Republic Day celebrations, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday inaugurated three new museums inside Delhi’s Red Fort, commemorating India’s freedom struggle.

Kranti Mandir is the complex of museums opened at the Red Fort complex in tribute to the country’s freedom fighters.

The museum on Bose displays various artifacts related to the man and the Indian National Army.

The artifacts on display are wooden chair and sword used by Bose, medals, uniforms, badges and other items related to the INA.

Modi also unveiled the ‘Yaad-e-Jallian' museum that will take the visitors through the history of the Jallianwala Bagh massacre of 1919. It will also showcase the heroism, valour and sacrifices made by Indian soldiers during World War-1.

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The third museum portrays the historical narrative of the 1857 war of independence, showcasing the valour and sacrifices made by Indians during the period.

The museums have been designed to provide an immersive experience to visitors with photographs, paintings, newspaper clippings, ancient public records, audio, and video clips, animation, and multimedia.