New Delhi, June 27: Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose’s cap has been given to Victoria Memorial in Kolkata for an exhibition, stated Union Tradition Minister Prahlad Patel on Sunday after the liberty fighter”s grandnephew claimed the artefact has been “transferred to a different place it was not meant to be at”.
Chandra Kumar Bose stated the cap was handed over to Prime Minister Narendra Modi through the inauguration of a museum devoted to Netaji at Pink Fort in Delhi.
Tagging the prime minister and the Union tradition minister in a tweet, he stated, “Bose household had handed over Netaji”s historic cap to Hon”ble PM Narendra Modi ji to be saved at Pink Fort Museum and to not be shifted round. Request Narendra Modiji to instruct putting cap in its unique place.”
He used the hashtag ”Netaji”s cap lacking” along with his tweet.
A number of hours later, Patel in a tweet stated, “Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose”s cap and his sword are fully secure. ASI has given 24 gadgets associated to Netaji on mortgage to Victoria Memorial Kolkata. These got for the exhibition organized on the event of the a hundred and twenty fifth start anniversary of Netaji. These are being introduced again quickly.”
Sources within the Ministry of Tradition stated that the enduring cap was moved to Kolkata”s Victoria Memorial in January this 12 months the place an occasion to mark the a hundred and twenty fifth start anniversary of Netaji was held within the presence of Prime Minister Modi and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee.
“Following protocol, the cap was loaned from the Pink Fort Museum to Victoria Memorial for a interval of six months beginning January and extendable for a 12 months. This was accomplished after a memorandum of understanding was signed.
“The cap was amongst many artefacts loaned by the ASI for the a hundred and twenty fifth start anniversary programme. These had been despatched to Kolkata with correct escort and insurance coverage. The MoU expires on July 18 and additional steps will probably be taken,” a supply within the ministry stated.
On January 23, 2019, the Union authorities inaugurated a museum devoted to Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose at Pink Fort. The museum was inaugurated by PM Modi and the Bose household had gifted the cap to him for the archives.
Story first printed: Sunday, June 27, 2021, 22:14 [IST]