To mark the 50th anniversary of the Bangladesh Liberation War, Indian National Congress has initiated a photo exhibition.
The exhibition started at the premises of its Delhi headquarters in Akbar Road, depicting several historical moments of 1971 through photographs.
Former party President Rahul Gandhi inaugurated this photo exhibition on Wednesday morning.
It is the first time that both Rahul and Priyanka came together for this function.
Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, leader of opposition in upper house of Parliament-Rajya Sabha Mallikarjun Kharge, former defence minister AK Antony, Senior leader Gulam Nobi Azad, organisation secretary KC Venugopal and treasurer Pawan Kumar Bansal were present on the occasion.
Exhibition in charge of the congress party Captain Praveen Davar told that Congress party has planned a month long programme in November in all the state capitals of India to commemorate historic liberation struggle which will culminate in a national programme in the capital New Delhi on December 16, (the Victory Day of Bangladesh).
They have planned to invite representative from the Bangladesh government on that day.
In the photo exhibition, a photograph of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and Former Prime minister Indira Gandhi and General Moneck Shaw, who was army chief during the Bangladesh liberation war and many pictures related to the valour of the Indian army and Muktijodhha have been included.
The grand old Congress party is organising several other programmes to mark the 50th anniversary of Bangladesh Liberation War.
For this, a 10 member committee headed by former Defence minister AK Antony has been constituted.
BDST: 0034 HRS, OCT 14, 2021