New Liberation War Gallery Inaugurated at Indian Cultural Centre in Dhaka
The 1971 Liberation War Gallery was inaugurated at the Indian Cultural Centre of the High Commission of India in Dhaka, with the Home Minister of Bangladesh Asaduzzaman Khan serving as the Chief Guest.
New Liberation War Gallery Inaugurated in Dhaka: Key Points
- The gallery comprises rare photographs and documents showcasing the heroic moments of the 1971 Liberation War of Bangladesh.
- The event was attended by a number of liberation war fighters, Bir Muktijoddhas, and distinguished guests including eminent personalities from the cultural and academic spheres of Bangladesh, media persons, and youth.
About the Gallery:
The gallery pays tribute to the valiant freedom fighters who fought against oppression and tyranny and honours the memory of the unnamed millions who lost their lives during the 1971 Liberation War of Bangladesh. It serves as a symbol of valour, resilience, and the indomitable spirit of the people of Bangladesh.
High Commissioner Pranay Verma Speech:
In his speech, High Commissioner Pranay Verma highlighted the historical significance of the 1971 Liberation War for both Bangladesh and India, stressing the unwavering spirit of friendship and solidarity between the two nations. He expressed his hope that the gallery would continue to serve as a monument of India-Bangladesh friendship for future generations to seek inspiration from.
Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan acknowledged the great sacrifice of the Indian soldiers and the exemplary support offered by the people of India to the 10 million refugees who poured into the neighbouring states of Tripura, West Bengal, Assam, and other states of India during the Liberation War. The programme concluded with songs and dance performances celebrating the enduring friendship between India and Bangladesh.