MD UPMRC Kumar Keshav Inaugurates ‘Freedom Metro’ exhibition at MunshiPulia Metro Station to mark 75th Independence Day
Lucknow: On the occasion of 75th Independence Day, UP Metro set up an ‘Metro train exhibition’ at Munshi Pulia Metro Station on 14.08.2021 highlighting the contribution of various freedom fighters in the Independence of India as well as India’s achievements in last 74 years.
MD , Uttar Pradesh Metro Rail Corporation Kumar Keshav Inaugurated the decorated Metro train exhibition at 11:45 AM at Munshi Pulia Metro Station.
In this exhibition, various portraits and panels showcasing freedom fighters and their acts of bravery is shown through ‘Freedom Metro’. Due to ongoing corona curfew on Sunday, train operations will remain suspended. However, on 16th August 2021 the exhibition will be open for the public from 06:00 AM onwards till 10:00 PM at night.
The government of India is marking from this year 15th August onwards till next year, i.e. 15th August 2022 as ‘Azadi Ka Amrit Mohatsav’. UP Metro kickstarted these celebrations by setting up this exhibition along with many other special attractions, which are as follows:
*Their will be a special band performance by Adarsh Karagar ( Model Prison) prisoners at Hazratganj Metro Station on evening of 16th August 2021.
*Their is a lucrative selfie point set up at Munshi Pulia Metro Station by the theme of ‘Selfie with Freedom Metro’.
*Exhibition train lights have converted in to tricolour for special occasion.
UP Metro will celebrate one day every month till the next year in line with Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav Celebrations which will be held throughout the year till the next Independence Day which will mark 75 years of India’s freedom.
On this occasion, Managing Director UPMRC Kumar Keshav said,” This is a moment of immense pride for us. We have obtained this gift of freedom from our freedom fighters who have sacrificed a lot for us. ‘Freedom Metro’ is a small tribute from UP Metro to our freedom fighters. Through this exhibition, we will remember their priceless contribution for our motherland and its citizens.”