A museum for all Prime Ministers to come up in Delhi
The central ministry is all set to lay the foundation stone of a museum for all Prime Ministers of the country on the premises of the Teen Murti today. Minister of state for culture Mahesh Sharma and minister of housing and urban affairs Hardeep Singh Puri will lay the foundation stone for the museum at Teen Murti Estate, the official residence of India’s first prime minister Jawaharlal Nehru.
The new museum will incorporate the Nehru Memorial Museum and Library (NMML) at the Teen Murti estate, the official residence of India’s first Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru.
The work on the new museum is underway and it will contain 5000 words for each Prime Minister of Independent India. The families of former PMs, Chaudhury Charan Singh and IK Gujral have already shared photographs for the museum.
The new museum will include memorabilia of prime ministers, Lal Bahadur Shastri onwards, will come up on a plot of land within the Teen Murti Estate and is expected to cost Rs 270 crore.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi had expressed keenness to construct a museum dedicated to the legacy of all former Prime Ministers, back in 2016.