Prime Minister Modi asks ‘Mann ki Baat’ audience about museums; here’s what he asked | India News

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi asked the public on his monthly radio program ‘Mann ki Baat’ on Sunday about various museums around the country while asking people to visit these galleries to enhance their understanding of Indian heritage.
The Prime Minister urged people to send their answers on the NaMo app or post them on social media with the hashtag “MuseumQuiz”.
The quiz will boost interest in the museum among people across the country, the prime minister said.
In his first question, Prime Minister Modi asked, “Do you know in which city in the country there is a famous railway museum where people have the chance to see the heritage of Indian railways for 45 years?” Giving a hint, he said you can also find here, from the Fairy Queen, the Saloon of Prince of Wales to the Fireless Steam Locomotive.”
“Do you know which museum is in Mumbai where we can see the evolution of money in a very interesting way?” the Prime Minister launched his second question by implying that here the coins of the 6th century BC are present and on the other hand, electronic money is also present.
“Virasat-e-Khalsa” is related to this museum. Do you know in which city of Punjab this museum is located? was the Prime Minister’s third question.
In the next question, the Prime Minister asked where the one and only kite museum in the country is located, adding that the largest kite on display here measures 22ft by 16ft and the town in which it is located has a special connection with “Bapu (Mahatma Gandhi)”.
“Do you know where is the National Museum related to postage stamps in India?” asked the prime minister.
“Which museum is housed in a building named Gulshan Mahal?” PM Modi asked in another poser, giving a hint that in this museum one can also become the director of a film and see the nuances of camera and editing.
“Do you know of a museum that celebrates India’s textile heritage? This museum has miniature paintings, Jain manuscripts, sculptures and many more. It is also known for its unique exposure,” the prime minister said.
Prime Minister Modi addressed the nation in his 88th edition of “Mann ki Baat” on Sunday.
“Mann ki Baat” is the Prime Minister’s monthly radio address, broadcast on the last Sunday of each month at 11 am.
The first episode of Mann Ki Baat aired on October 3, 2014.

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