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Museums on Netaji planned in Delhi, Kolkata

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

The government has decided to open two museums dedicated to Netaji Chandra Bose in and Kolkata, said today.

Sharma said the museums were necessary to acquaint people with the freedom fighter from Bengal.

"In Delhi, we hardly see Chandra Bose's presence. We have decided that through the we will create a grand museum on Bose. In fact, we have also spoken to DDA to get space in Delhi," he told reporters.

Sharma said his ministry is exploring if a part of the 24 acre land with for the Arts can be used to build the museum.

In Kolkata, the museum is being planned in the old The museum will display documents and other things related to four Bengal icons - Chandra Bose, and writers Bankim and Rabindranath Tagore, and BJP ideologue Syama

Sharma said three museums are also slated to come up in - a Ram museum in Ayodhya, a museum in Gorakhpur on the city's history and its association with Gorakhdham, and a grand Kumbh museum in


He said work has begun on the three projects.

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First Published: Tue, February 13 2018. 14:45 IST
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