On the occasion of Children's Day, Rajasthan Government has announced to provide free entry to children into the new Digital Museum. The museum set up on Rajasthan Assembly premises will be open for a month from November 14.
Giving details, Rajasthan Assembly Speaker Dr CP Joshi said that the decision is taken to inform the new generation about the glorious history of the state. Through this initiative, children will also get to know about the history of Vidhansabha and state’s politics.
Joshi further informed that all arrangement have been made to welcome kids.
The two-storey digital museum in the Rajasthan Assembly premises is spread across 26,000 square feet and was inaugurated by the former Chief Justice of India NV Ramanna in July, this year. The digital museum has been named the ‘Political Narrative Museum’. It showcases the glorious history of the 70 years of Rajasthan’s political journey.
Apart from showing the past and present the political, social, and economic history of Rajasthan, the museum also informs about the ending of the Jagirdari system, the development of Rajasthan after the establishment of Panchayati Raj, and the popular movements of Rajasthan.
Major highlights of the museum that it houses life-size silicone statues of all the former Chief Ministers of Rajasthan, including the current Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot, and, of all the Assembly Speakers to date. It also depicts Major public movements and political journeys of the state through animation, 2D and 3D presentation.
Informing about the entry of the general public to the museum, Dr Joshi said that arrangements are being made so that common people can also see and understand this museum, “but it will be paid and they will have to wait for a few more days”, said Dr Joshi. Currently, apart from the legislators and some special people, no one has been allowed in the digital museum.
The digital museum had been built at the cost of 17 crore.