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4 Reasons To Visit The Red Fort in February!

4 Reasons To Visit The Red Fort in February!
The Red Fort in New Delhi, Photo Credit: Shutterstock
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi recently inaugurated four new museums in the Red Fort complex in the capital

OT Staff
January 30 , 2019
01 Min Read

Besides witnessing the magnificent architecture of the huge red walls, you now have four new reasons to visit the Red Fort in Delhi. If you are a history buff, you have your winter weekend all sorted now. You can enjoy the granduer of Lal Quila and at the same time enjoy visiting four new museums Prime Minister Modi recently inaugurated in the complex. The complex is called Kranti Mandir

The Subhash Chandra Bose museum exhibits various artefacts related to his life and the Indian National Army (INA). Sword, medals, badges, uniforms are some of the showstoppers here. A documentary on Bose and the INA will also be screened at the museum. The second museum is the Yaad-e-Jallian which tells the audience about the Jallianwala Bagh massacre. You will also see examples of bravery of many WWI soldiers along with a poem penned by Sarojini Naidu. The Museum of 1857 shows the valour and sacrifices of the unsung soldiers during the first war of independence. The last museum is called Drishyakala which showcases artworks from the 16th century till India gained independence. Among a host of other artists, works by Amrita Shergil and Raja Ravi Varma are on display in this museum.

You can enjoy a history-filled trip to the Red Fort from February 1 when it is open to the public.


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