The national capital’s Teen Murti Bhavan, which has been repurposed as the Prime Ministers’ Museum, will be thrown open to the public on April 21.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday inaugurated the Pradhanmantri Sangrahalaya, or the Prime Ministers’ museum, dedicated to all Prime Ministers of the country since independence. The unveiling of the museum, which will be thrown open to the public on April 21, took place as part of the ongoing Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav celebrations, as well as on the 131st birth anniversary of Dr Bhimrao Ambedkar, which is being observed today.
The Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) described the facility as a ‘tribute to every Prime Minister of India.’ The PMO said in an earlier release, “Guided by the vision of PM Modi, the Sangrahalaya honours the contribution to every Prime Minister of India since independence, irrespective of their ideology or tenure in office.”
The Pradhanmentri Sangrahalaya is housed at the repurposed Teen Murti Bhava in Delhi. It was the residence for 16 years of Jawaharlal Nehru, the nation’s first premier, until his demise. “The museum integrates the erstwhile Teen Murti Bhavan designated as Block I, while the newly-constructed building is designated as Block II. Together, the total area of the two blocks is more than 15,600 square metres,” informed the PMO.
Also, the facility has as many as 43 galleries, displays on freedom struggle and a framing of the Constitution of India.