AZADI KA AMRIT MAHOTSAV: 3-DAY PHOTO EXHIBITION ON ‘PROMINENT TELUGU FREEDOM FIGHTERS’ BY REGIONAL OUTREACH BUREAU INAGURATED AT MGBS
Hyderabad, August 27, 2021 – As part of the week-long celebrations by the Ministry of Information &Broadcasting of the Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav- 75 years of the country’s Independence, a photo exhibition on ‘Prominent Telugu Freedom Fighters’ being organised by the Regional Outreach Bureau, at MGBS in the city was inaugurated by Joint Commissioner of Police Shri Ramesh Reddy here on Friday.
Speaking on this occasion, Shri Ramesh Reddy said that the glory of our freedom struggle and sacrifices of our freedom fighters are part of our heritage which needs to be passed on to the next generation and the effort in this regard is indeed commendable. “After seeing all these panels of the prominent Telugu freedom fighters, I am feeling like all of them are just around me, it’s like being transported to another era which fills me with patriotic fervour”, he shared. The Joint CP urged the youth and students of the different universities to spread the message on unsung freedom fighters through social media. He also requested the ROB to bring the similar content in Urdu language too. Shri Ramesh Reddy informed that through social media handles of the Hyderabad police department, the ROB content on Telugu Freedom fighters will be shared for wider dissemination.
Director (PIB& ROB) Smt. Shruti Patil said that objective of the exhibition is to involve the citizens in the ‘Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav’ celebrating the local unsung heroes who have sacrificed towards the country’s independence. The ‘Iconic Week’ from August 23-29 involves activities of various media units of the Ministry of Information & Broadcasting, to highlight the contributions of the regional freedom fighters she said.
The Publication Division, Hyderabad setup a book exhibition on the occasion. Prestigious publications on the history of the freedom struggle have been put up at the venue for sale. Deputy Director Shri (Dr) Manas Krishnakanth, Assistant Directors Shri Haribabu, Bharatha Lakshmi and Smt Vandana and NYK Coordinators were present on the occasion.