A group of Union Ministers including Union Minister of Information Anurag Thakur and Culture and Development of North Eastern Region, G. Kishan Reddy and on Friday virtually launched two exhibitions — ‘Making of the Constitution’ and ‘Chitranjali @ 75’ — at National Media Centre in Delhi.
The event was organized as part of ‘Iconic Week’ to celebrate Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav by the Ministry of I&B along with various media units, aiming to showcase the journey of New India and celebrate the contribution of freedom fighters including the ‘Unsung Heroes of the freedom struggle through massive outreach activities.
Union minister Anurag Thakur said during the event, that the purpose of the e-photo exhibition is to inform people on the making of the Constitution. The exhibition, a step in the direction of Jan-bhagidari, will not only encourage the youth of the country to learn about the Constitution but also educate them on their rights as well as enlighten them on the spirit of their duties towards the nation.
Anurag Thakur further announced that very soon the Government will run a ‘Know Your Constitution’ programme to encourage the youth to partner in the efforts to propagate the founding principles of India’s Constitution.
Speaking at the event-“Union Minister Shri G. Kishan Reddy said-“Chitranjali@75 will remind people of the sacrifices made by our freedom fighters. This is an opportunity to look at our films as a part of our cultural heritage. Indian films have a unique opportunity to further India’s soft power. I am sure the photo and poster exhibition will inspire and energize the youth of the country”.
Union Ministers of State L Murugan, Arjun Ram Meghwal, Meenakshi Lekhi and Apurva Chandra, Secretary, Ministry of I&B were also present in the event.