Kolkata, Jan 11 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday unveiled statue at Old Currency Building in the city. He said, "It has also been decided that 5 iconic museums in the country will be made keeping with international standards.
"It is being launched from the Indian Museum Kolkata, one of the oldest museums in the world. " We're starting a national mission today from Kolkata to re-invent, replan, re-innovate and protect the culture, traditions and heritage of India."
“When I saw the exhibition, it felt as if I am living the moments those great painters, artists have composed and lived. I salute this wonderful power of Bengal soil,” Mr Modi said. “My mind and heart are filled with bliss after being in Kolkata, the city of culture and literature. This is an opportunity for me to refresh myself, salute the glorious art and cultural identity of Bengal,” the Prime Minister said. (UNI)