Odisha Capital Hosts Photo Expo On Freedom Struggle

Bhubaneswar: Union Minister for Information and Broadcasting Prakash Javadekar virtually inaugurated photo exhibitions on Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav in Bhubaneswar and six other places in the country on Saturday.


The exhibition held at Jaydev Bhawan in Bhubaneswar is part of a series of events to commemorate 75 years of India’s independence. It will continue till March 16.

The exhibition showcases the story of India’s freedom struggle from 1857. The story has been told through as many as 49 panels where pictures and information of the country’s freedom fighters ranging from Mahatma Gandhi, Subash Chandra Bose, Sardar Ballav Bhai Patel to Odisha’s freedom fighters Veer Surendra Sai and Rama Devi among others have been put up.

“Amrit Mahotsav pays tributes to the contributions of Mahatma Gandhi, Sardar Patel, Subash Chandra Bose, Dr Ambedkar, all prominent leaders and revolutionaries including Khudiram Bose, Bhagat Singh, Sukhdev and Rajguru, who have earned us our freedom,” Javadekar said after inaugurating the exhibition.

He also tweeted, “Effective exhibitions set up by BOC across the country will educate the populace on the ethos of freedom struggle and envision our path for next 25 years.”

The exhibition in the Odisha capital is being organised jointly by the Regional Outreach Bureau (ROB) Bhubaneswar, Bureau of Outreach Communication (BOC) under the Union I&B Ministry along with the state government’s Information and Public Relation Department and Odia Language, Literature and Culture Department.

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