New Delhi: Vice President of India and Chairman of Rajya Sabha M. Venkaiah Naidu has said that the Prime Ministers Museum (Pradhanmantri Sangrahalaya) instills pride in every citizen for the nation by offering an immersive experience of the country’s successful democratic journey and its socio-economic transformation since independence.
Venkaiah Naidu, along with his spouse Usha Naidu, today visited the Pradhanmantri Sangrahalaya located in the Nehru Memorial Museum and Library (NMML) accompanied by his wife Usha Naidu and spent 90 minutes keenly watching various components of the audio-visual presentations on India’s journey to the present.
Writing his comments in the Visitors’ Book, Naidu said; “The museum showcases and honours the diversity in our national leadership and thereby sends the message of inclusiveness, which is vital for a vibrant democracy like ours. This exhibition is bound to inspire every citizen through the immersive experience it offers of the transformation of our nation from fighting poverty and illiteracy to scaling new heights in space exploration.”
Nriprendra Mishra, Chairman of the Executive Council, NMML and Dr. A. Surya Prakash, Vice Chairman of the Executive Council, NMML explained various components of the Prime Ministers Museum and answered a few queries of Shri Venkaiah Naidu.
Naidu further noted that the elevating experience the modern, technology based museum offers to the visitors is “Certain to enhance his or her pride for the nation and prepares them for the giant steps the nation will take in the coming years to reach the top among the comity of nations.”
Naidu recounted his experience at the Sangrahalya in a facebook post and urged every citizen to visit it for inspiration and to be filled with pride.
The Prime Ministers Museum offers accounts of major pre-independence events, prosperity of the country in the mid 18th century and the subsequent British legacy, making of the Constitution, the challenges faced and achievements made during the tenures of 14 Prime Ministers from Pt. Jawaharlal Nehru till Dr. Manmohan Singh.
The museum was opened for the public on April 14 this year. Nripendra Misra, Chairperson of the Executive Council of the Nehru Memorial Museum & Library, A. Surya Prakash, Vice-Chairman, Executive Council, NMML, IV Subbarao, Secretary to the Vice President, Sanjiv Nandan Sahai, Director, NMML, Gauri Krishnan, Chief Curator, Pradhanmantri Sangrahalaya and others were present during the visit.