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PM to dedicate renovated complex of Jallianwala Bagh Smarak to the nation on 28th August

PM to also inaugurate Museum Galleries at the Jallianwala Bagh Smarak Smarak

Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi will dedicate the renovated complex of Jallianwala Bagh Smarak to the nation on 28th August 2021 at 6:25 PM via video conferencing. He will also inaugurate museum galleries developed at the Jallianwala Bagh Smarak. The event will also showcase the multiple development initiatives taken by the government to upgrade the complex.

Initiatives undertaken

Four Museum galleries have been created through adaptive reuse of redundant and underutilized buildings. The galleries showcase the historical value of events that unfolded in Punjab during that period, with the fusion of audio-visual technology, including projection mapping and 3D representation, as well as art and sculptural installations.

A Sound & Light show has been set up to display the events that happened on 13th April 1919.

Multiple development initiatives have been undertaken at the complex. Elaborate heritage restoration works have been carried out in sync with the local architectural style of Punjab. The Shaheedi well has been repaired and restored with a redefined superstructure. The heart of the Bagh, the flame monument, has been repaired and restored, the water body rejuvenated as a lily pond, and the pathways made broader for better navigability.

Several new and modern amenities have been added, including redefined paths of movement with appropriate signages; illumination of strategic spots; landscaping and hardscaping with native plantation; and installation of audio nodes throughout the garden. Also, newer areas have been developed for housing the Salvation Ground, Amar Jyot, and Flag Mast.

Union Minister of Culture, Union Minister of Housing and Urban Affairs, Ministers of State for Culture, Governor and Chief Minister of Punjab; Chief Ministers of Haryana, Uttarakhand, and Himachal Pradesh; all Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha MPs from Punjab, members of Jallianwala Bagh National Memorial Trust, among others, will be present on the occasion.

dislciamer : this is an official press release by pib.

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