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PM Inaugurates Subhas Chandra Bose Museum, Says It Will Add To The Patriotic Fervour Among Citizens

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| January 23 , 2019 , 12:44 IST

On the 122nd birth anniversary of Subhash Chandra Bose, Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the Subhash Chandra Bose museum at Red Fort on Wednesday.

PM Modi had said that the museum will "deepen the connection between our glorious history and our youth as well as add to the patriotic fervor among citizens."

The museum on Bose exhibits various artifacts related to Subhas Chandra Bose and the Indian National Army. The artifacts on display include wooden chair and sword used by Bose, medals, uniforms, badges and other items related to the Indian National Army.

PM Modi also inaugurated three other museums the Yaad-e-Jallian Museum, (museum on the Jallianwala Bagh and World War I) and the Museum on 1857- India's first war of Independence and Drishyakala-Museum on Indian Art at the same venue.

In December last year, PM Modi had announced the renaming of three islands of Andaman and Nicobar to mark the 75th anniversary of the raising of the Indian national flag by freedom movement icon Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose during the fight for India's independence.

Several political leaders across party lines remembered the contributions of freedom fighter and paid their tribute.