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New liberation war gallery inaugurated at Indian cultural centre in Dhaka

  • 31st May, 2023 12:10:26 AM
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High Commissioner Pranay Verma joined the Home Minister of Bangladesh, His Excellency Asaduzzaman Khan to inaugurate a new Liberation War Gallery at the Indian Cultural Centre in Dhaka on Tuesday.

The Gallery will be a testament to the enduring bonds of friendship between India and Bangladesh, showcasing the heroic stories, photographs and documents from the 1971 War of Liberation of Bangladesh. It will offer visitors an inspiring journey through the history of our countries and serve as a symbol of valor, resilience, and the indomitable spirit of the people of Bangladesh.

In his remarks at the inauguration of the new gallery, High Commissioner Pranay Verma emphasized the historical significance of the 1971 Liberation War for both Bangladesh and India and underlined the unwavering spirit of friendship and solidarity that guided India’s support to the cause of Bangladesh’s freedom.

He said that the gallery will highlight the shared commitment of India and Bangladesh to preserve and celebrate the spirit of 1971 that continues to guide bilateral relations.

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High Commissioner Verma expressed his hope that the gallery will serve as a monument of India-Bangladesh friendship that our future generations will continue to visit and seek inspiration from.

The gallery’s large number of meticulously curated exhibits captures the bravery, determination, and sacrifices of those who fought for Bangladesh’s independence. It pays tribute to the valiant freedom fighters who fought against oppression and tyranny and honours the memory of the unnamed millions who laid down their lives.

The event witnessed the presence of distinguished guests, including a number of Bir Muktijoddhas, historians, and representatives from cultural and academic spheres of Bangladesh.