11 August 2018

'Prathibandhit Sahitya Mein Swatantrata Sangram' Inaugurated by Ministry of Culture

'Prathibandhit Sahitya Mein Swatantrata Sangram' Inaugurated by Ministry of Culture


The Minister of State for Culture (I/C) and Minister of State for Environment Forest and Climate Change, Dr. Mahesh Sharma inaugurated an exhibition entitled ‘Prathibandhit Sahitya mein Swatantrata Sangram’ (Freedom Movement through Proscribed Literature) in the premises of National Archives of India, in New Delhi.

The Exhibition was based on the unique collection of proscribed literature in its possession. This exhibition of proscribed literature was from vast collection of poetry and prose that portrays the nationalistic fervour prevalent in the days of freedom struggle. There were about 55 such proscribed literatures displayed in the Exhibition. 

Source- Press Information Bureau (PIB)

Static/Current Takeaways Important for Indian Bank PO Exam 2018- 
  • The National Archives of India is an Attached Office under the Ministry of Culture.
  • It was established on 11 March 1891 at Kolkata(Calcutta) as the Imperial Record Department.
  • Following the transfer of the capital from Calcutta to Delhi in 1911, the present building of the National Archives of India was constructed in 1926 which was designed by Sir Edwin Lutyens. 
  • The transfer of all records from Calcutta to New Delhi was completed in 1937. 

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