A Multimedia Exhibition on Mahatma Gandhi Opens in Delhiby Opinion Express October 4, 2018 0 comments
A multimedia exhibition on Mahatma Gandhi with a 3D video wall and an interactive timeline depicting the life of the father of the nation opened here on the occasion of his 150th birth anniversary.
Organised by the Bureau of Outreach Communication, the exhibition was inaugurated by the Union Minister of State for Information and Broadcasting and Sports and Youth Affairs, Col Rajyavardhan Rathore (Retd) in the august presence of the Secretary of Information and Broadcasting, Amit Khare, the Director General of Bureau of Outreach Communication, Satyendra Prakash and the Director General of Publications Division, Dr Sadhana Rout among other senior officials of the ministry.
Addressing the audience, Col Rathore said, “New technologies used in this exhibition have brought the life of Mahatma Gandhi much closer to the people. This multimedia exhibition is more interactive and engaging.” He expressed that this multimedia exhibition should be conducted in various cities across the country to take the idea to a much larger audience. “The life of Gandhi is an example for all. He is a global citizen and the pride of every citizen. He dedicated his life for swachhata seva. The Prime Minister Narendra Modi has taken this as a challenge and now change is visible through Jan Andolan,” added Rathore.
The exhibition showcased many engaging features like a quiz on the life of the Mahatma, interactive timeline depicting his life, a photo booth with various backgrounds to choose from, a 3D video wall and so on. On this occasion, Col Rathore released 11 books by various authors on the life of Mahatma Gandhi which has been brought out by the Publications Division. He also released three short films on Mahatma Gandhi, produced by the Bureau of Outreach Communications, Doordarshan and the Films Division respectively. A magazine titled—‘Jan Connect’ with the theme of the development of farmer’s livelihood was also released during the event.
Writer: Team Viva
Courtesy: The Pioneer