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Ministry of Culture
29-June-2016 15:32 IST
Inauguration of Exhibition and Special Lecture on Dr. Syama Prasad Mookerjee


The Nehru Memorial Museum and Library (NMML) under Ministry of Culture and Dr. Syama Prasad Mookerjee Research Foundation, New Delhi organized an inaugural function of the Exhibition titled ‘Dr. Syama Prasad Mookerjee: A Selfless Patriot’ in the Auditorium of the Nehru Memorial Museum and Library, New Delhi here today. Dr. Mahesh Sharma, Minister of State for Culture and Tourism (I/C) and Civil Aviation presided over the function. Shri Amit Shah, National President, Bharatiya Janata Party inaugurated the exhibition which covered multifaceted aspects of the life and legacy of Dr. Syama Prasad Mookerjee. Speaking on the occasion Shri Amit Shah stressed on various contributions made by Dr. Syama Prasad Mookerjee. He said that the contemporary historians neglected the contributions of Dr. Mukherjee especially his role in the Bengal Partition Scheme and Kashmir issues.

Prof. Tathagata Roy, Governor of Tripura, while delivering the Special Lecture on Dr. Syama Prasad Mookerjee highlighted Dr. Syama Prasad Mookerjee’s remarkable achievements in his short life. Prof. Lokesh Chandra, President Indian Council for Cultural Relations and Chairman, Executive Council, NMML attended the event. Dr. Anirban Ganguly, Director, Dr. Syama Prasad Mookerjee Research Foundation welcomed the audience and Shri Sanjiv Mittal, Director, NMML gave the vote of thanks.


Sanjay Kumar/jk/Culture-29-06-2016