Union Minister to inaugurate two exhibitions ‘Katha Kranthi Veeron Ki’ and ‘Monuments of Victory & Valour’

Source: PIB

What is the News?

The Ministry of Culture inaugurated two exhibitions on the occasion of Independence Day.

Which are those two exhibitions?

Katha Kranthi Veeron Ki:

  1. It is an exhibition of revolutionaries with a dedicated exhibition on Alluri Seetharamaraju and exhibits of paintings of Shaheedi Diwas, Champaran Satyagraha and Jallianwala Bagh.
  2. It will be organized by Lalit Kala Akademi. 
Monuments of Victory & Valour:
  1. It is an exhibition that will contain photos of resistance and valour across millennia. This will include photos of the:
    1. Kakaitya Kala Thoranam at Warangal
    2. Fort of Jhansi Laxmi Bhai that symbolises her valour against the British in the war of independence in 1857 and 
    3. Vijaya Stambh in Chittorgarh that commemorates the victory over the sultanates led by Mahmud Khilji.
  2. The exhibition will be organized by the National Monuments Authority(NMA).
About National Monuments Authority (NMA):
  1. National Monuments Authority (NMA) has been set up under the Ministry of Culture, Govt. of India.
  2. It has been set up as per provisions of The Ancient Monuments and Archaeological Sites and Remains (Amendment and Validation) Act, 2010.
  3. Functions: To protect and preserve monuments and sites through management of the prohibited and regulated area around the centrally protected monuments. 
    • One of the important responsibilities of NMA is also to consider grant of permissions to applicants for construction related activity in the prohibited and regulated area.

 

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