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Exhibition on 70 yrs of J and K's accession to India inaugurated by Minister

New Delhi, Jan 11 (UNI) Union Culture Minister Mahesh Sharma inaugurated an exhibition on the occasion of 70 years of accession of Jammu and Kashmir to India here on Thursday.
The month-long “India @ 70: The Jammu & Kashmir Saga” exhibition has been curated by the National Archives of India of Ministry of Culture.

Dr Sharma appreciated the efforts of National Archives of India to bring out the details of accession of Jammu and Kashmir to India in such an interesting and lively manner.
The beautifully curated exhibition will help the youth of the country to understand how various princely states were integrated into India, the Minister explained.
Dr Sharma highlighted the role played by the leaders of Indian freedom movement including Mahatma Gandhi, Sardar Patel and Syama Prasad Mookerjee. The minister said it is as a result of their efforts that the country was now moving ahead as a nation under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi as “Ek Bharat, Shreshtha Bharat”.
''Through this interactive Digital Exhibition, the National Archives of India has aimed to portray the historical narrative of the Kashmir Conflict, sensitising the younger generation and creating awareness about the heroism, valour and sacrifice of our Armed forces and civilians,'' he said.
The exhibition invites the public to step through the passages of 1947-48 with original letters, telegrams, and archival rare documents pertaining to the Kashmir Imbroglio. Accompanying these display are rare vintage photographs, documentaries maps, soldiers’ maps, newspapers reports, large number of books on Kashmir that depict history at its most dramatic yet humbling moments.
The History Division of Ministry of Defence has also contributed by providing valuable inputs and rare operational records including war diaries, dispatches of Jammu and Kashmir Operations, 1947-48 put in public domain for the first time.
The exhibition is open for free public viewing on all days including Sundays (1000 hrs to 1730 hrs) till February 10, an official spokesperson said.

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