Mahesh Sharma Releases Commemorative Coin On Maharana Pratap

The Minister of State for Culture (Independent Charge), Tourism (Independent Charge) and Civil Aviation, Dr. Mahesh Sharma releasing a coin on Maharana Pratap, in New Delhi on May 09, 2016. The Secretary, Ministry of Culture, Mr. Narendra Kumar Sinha is also seen.
The Minister of State for Culture (Independent Charge), Tourism (Independent Charge) and Civil Aviation, Dr. Mahesh Sharma releasing a coin on Maharana Pratap, in New Delhi on May 09, 2016. The Secretary, Ministry of Culture, Mr. Narendra Kumar Sinha is also seen.

Stories Of Maharana Pratap Still Inspire The Present Generation

New Delhi (PIB-GR-TYP-BIN): As a part of 475th Birth Anniversary celebrations of Maharana Pratap, Union Minister for Culture and Tourism Dr. Mahesh Sharma released a Commemorative coin of Rs. 100/- and a Circulation coin of Rs. 10/- in New Delhi on May 9.

A brave warrior, successful organizer and ingenious strategist, Maharana Pratap, fearlessly fought the Mughals and protected his people until his death. The stories of Maharana Pratap who fought fearlessly to regain the prestige for his nation and people still inspire the present generation to do brave deeds for the honour of their motherland.

Ministry of Culture has been celebrating the 475th Birth Anniversary of Maharana Pratap during 2015-16 in association with the State Government of Rajasthan. A Conference and Special Lecture on Maharana Pratap was organized by Nehru Memorial Museum & Library (NMML) in the University of Rajasthan, Jaipur on March 04, 2016. This was fully financed by the Ministry of Culture. The Government of India and the State Government of Rajasthan have decided to create a multi-purpose indoor stadium at Khel Gaon, Udaipur in his memory. Ministry of Culture has agreed to give a sum of Rs. 9.50 crore to the State Government for this purpose.

(Source: PIB/GR/TYP/BIN/USPA/WN/IAIJ)

Doruvu Paul Jagan Babu

International Correspondent for The Yellow Press

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