Bhubaneswar: Mahanadi Coalfield Limited (MCL) in association with Directorate of Advertising and Visual Publicity (DAVP), will organise a five-day-long Exhibition-cum-Seminar on ‘New India- We resolve to make’ here in Odisha for the Ministry of Parliamentary Affairs, Government of India, to commemorate the 75 years of Quit India Movement and forthcoming 75 years of Independence in 2022.
The exhibition-cum-seminar, which begins on September 9 at the Institute of Physics, Bhubaneswar, will be inaugurated by Mr Dharmendra Pradhan, Hon’ble Union Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas & Skill Development and Entrepreneurship.
While exhibition will open at 11:00 hrs every day, talk shows by experts on various subjects and cultural programme by Song & Drama Division, Bhubaneswar, (Ministry of Information & Broadcasting) will be organised from 1600 hrs to 1930 hrs every evening.
Exhibition will focus on India’s freedom movement from 1857 to 1947 showing the various activities initiated to attain the freedom from the British rule – “The First War of Independence, 1857”, “The Champaran Satyagrah”, “The Non-Co-operation movement”, “The Dandi Yatra” and the Quit India Movement.
Besides, the period of five years from 1942 to 1947 will be reflected to show how the movement’s of India’s struggle for freedom transformed the entire country into one to fight for the freedom from the British Rule and in the end, the vision of New India from 2017 to 2022 — when country will be celebrating 75 years of India’s Independence — will be showcased.
The five year period from 2017 to 2022 is to give a unique opportunity of ‘Sankalp se Sidhi’ towards a ‘New India’. This programme is in tune with the mass campaign started by the Hon’ble Prime Minister to take the six resolves to make the country free of corruption; free of poverty; free of filth; free of communalism; free of terrorism and free of casteism.
This programme is being organised with the purpose of spreading Prime Minister’s message amongst the people of the country to help in achieving the vision of New India.