Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan and Indian High Commissioner to Bangladesh Pranay Verma on Tuesday inaugurated a new Liberation War Gallery at the Indian Cultural Centre in Dhaka.
The gallery will be a testament to the enduring bonds of friendship between Bangladesh and India, showcasing the heroic stories, photographs and documents from the 1971 War of Liberation of Bangla-desh.
It will offer visitors an inspiring journey through the history of our countries and serve as a symbol of valor, resilience, and the indomitable spirit of the people of Bangladesh.
High Commissioner Pranay Verma emphasised the historical significance of the 1971 Liberation War for both Bangladesh and India and underlined the unwavering spirit of friendship and solidarity that guided India’s support to the cause of Bangladesh’s freedom.
He said that the gallery will highlight the shared commitment of India and Bangladesh to preserve and celebrate the spirit of 1971 that continues to guide the relations.
High Commissioner Verma expressed his hope that the gallery will serve as a monument of India-Bangladesh friendship that the future generations will continue to visit and seek inspiration from.
The gallery’s large number of meticulously curated exhibits captures the bravery, determination, and sacrifices of those who fought for Bangladesh’s independence.
It pays tribute to the valiant freedom fighters who fought against oppression and tyranny and honours the memory of the unnamed millions who laid down their lives.
The event witnessed the presence of Freedom Fighters, historians, and representatives from cultural and academic spheres of Bangladesh.