Prerna Sthal

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Source– This post on Prerna Sthal is based on the article “Vice President inaugurates Prerna Sthal at Parliament House Complex” published in “PIB” on 17th June 2024.

Why in the News?

Vice President Jagdeep Dhankhar recently inaugurated the Prerna Sthal at the Parliament House Complex.

About Prerna Sthal

Prerna Sthal
Source: PIB

1. Prerna Sthal is located at the Parliament House Complex.

2. The Sthal contains statues of India’s prominent leaders and freedom fighters, which were formerly dispersed throughout different areas of the Parliament House complex.

3. The initiative aims to enhance visitor experience by providing easier access and utilizing modern technology, such as QR codes, to narrate the life stories of these inspiring figures in Indian history.

About Committee on the Installation of Portraits and Statues of National Leaders and Parliamentarians

1. The Committee on the Installation of Portraits and Statues of National Leaders and Parliamentarians is responsible for decisions regarding the placement of statues and portraits of national leaders and parliamentarians within the Parliament House Complex.

2. It also handles the acceptance of such items from outside organizations and individuals, and determines their placement within the complex.

3. However, it has not been reconstituted since 2019.

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