By Jyothi Venkatesh
Anurag Singh Thakur, Minister for Information and Broadcasting, Youth and Sports of the Union, and Shri G. Kishan Reddy, Minister for Tourism, Culture and Development of Northeastern Region of India, opened the virtual movie poster exhibition today.[email protected]“Together with the Minister of State for Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairy Farming and the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting. L. Murugan, Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs and Culture, Arjun Ram Meghwal and Minister of State for Foreign Affairs and Culture, Smt MeenakshiLekhi.
The event was organized as part of “Iconic Week”, which was celebrated by the Ministry of I&B together with various media units to celebrate AzadiKaAmritMahotsav, with the aim of showcasing the journey of New India and the contribution of freedom fighters including the “Unsung Heroes” of the Fight for freedom through massive outreach activities.
About the virtual poster exhibition, the minister said: “[email protected] stands for 75 years of Indian cinema and I am sure it will evoke sacred memories of our freedom fighters, our social reformers and the bravery of our soldiers. We have tried to include 75 such cult films in our poster exhibition. ”The minister said that the ministry would make efforts in the future to bring not only the posters but also these films to the people of the country.
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Union Minister Shri G. Kishan Reddy thanked the Ministry of I&B for organizing such an elaborate event to celebrate AzadikaAmritMahotsav. He said: “It is our Prime Minister’s vision that AmritMahotsav should not be a government event, but an event of the people whose main theme is Jan-Bhagidari”. The Minister stressed that through these events the Prime Minister would like to inspire the youth to envision a strong, powerful and confident India in 2047 when we celebrate 100 years of independence.
Shri Reddy said: “[email protected]“Will remind people of the victims of our freedom fighters. This is an opportunity to view our films as part of our cultural heritage. Indian films have a unique opportunity to promote India’s gentle power. I am sure that the photo and poster exhibition will inspire and stimulate the country’s youth. “
ShriApurva Chandra, Secretary of the Ministry of I&B, said the event was an attempt to bring our historical and cultural heritage to the youth of the country. Shri Thakur together with Shri Reddy, Dr. L. Murugan, Arjun Ram Meghwal and Smt. Meenakshi Lekhi also unveiled a collage with pictures from the exhibitions on the occasion.